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  • Type: Leader of the Lord's Resistance Army
  • Location: Uganda
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Joseph Kony




Josephy Kony was born in Odek village in Northern Uganda. He served as an alter boy but stopped attending church at the age of 15 and also stopped attending his school. He became the apprentice of the local witch doctor and after some time eventually took the position. Kony started the group called the United Holy Salvation Army which is now known as the Lord's Resistance Army.