29 April 2012
Last updated at 21:02 ET
US special forces are advising the Ugandan army in their hunt for Joseph Kony
The Ugandan army says the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) led by Joseph Kony is being supported and supplied by the Sudanese government.
The LRA is accused of rape, mutilation, murder and the recruitment of child soldiers.
A Ugandan army colonel told the BBC they had captured a member of the LRA who was wearing a Sudanese uniform, and carried its weapons and ammunition.
The US has sent special forces to help in the hunt for Mr Kony.
The 100-strong mission is working in four bases across Central Africa, where the LRA is moving in small groups, raiding and abducting villagers to become fighters, sex slaves or porters.
An online video produced by the US pressure group Invisible Children earlier this year helped raise international awareness of the LRA‘s activities.
Last month the African Union set up a 5,000-strong force to track down
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