An American man was kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known as Zaire, by an unknown militia. Michael Sharp, 34, worked with the United Nations in Africa. Also abducted were a Swedish citizen and three locals.The abduction comes at an unfortunate time.
The African Union and the United States are building stronger bonds through partnership. United States Army Special Forces are working with African Union troops to find notorious warlord Joseph Kony. Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army is one of hundreds of militant groups operating in Africa. Some, like Boko Haram
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