Home News US sanctions two over ivory trade with LRA Tuesday January 2 2018 Lord’s Resistance Army soldiers pictured in 2008. The US has sanctioned two men over their ties with the rebel group. FILE PHOTO | AFP In Summary The US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) blacklisted them for transferring ivory, weapons and money to support the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).The sanctions were based on foreign policy with national security against targeted foreign countries, regimes, terrorists and international narcotics traffickers. Advertisement By REUTERS More by this Author Advertisement In the headlines Where does money from the Kenya railway levy go? Utilisation of the fund has remained opaque, with even Auditor General being kept in the dark. Kenya's unrealistic revenue target sets stage for borrowing Kenya Revenue Authority has several times failed to meet its collection targets. Uganda meets WHO goal of tackling Hepatitis B More DRC refugees flee to Uganda Storm in Dar over Kenyan MP's 'hate' remarks Kenya-Somalia maritime case set for September EALA suspends budget debate after ministers skip session Egypt detains eight over 'coup plot'