AUGUST 14, 2009: LRA Peace Team Resigns

LRA Team in Peace Talks Resigns

SOURCE: Daily Nation

By Paul Juma

Elusive signatures of President Yoweri Museveni and rebel Joseph Kony on a final peace deal for Northern Uganda has forced Lord's Resistance Army's peace team to resign.

LRA's chief negotiator David Nyerokach-Matsanga and Mr Justine Labeja, who have been part of the team that negotiated various agreements aimed at ending the Ugandan civil war, yesterday resigned citing lack of commitment on the part of President Museveni and LRA leader Kony.

They said they lacked the capacity to 'chase' Kony for his signature in the Central Africa Republic, and that the Uganda government had failed to grant a temporary ceasefire to enable Kony to come out and sign the Final Peace Agreement...

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