The Anti #Kony2012

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By Black ACrylic Over the last few days I feel I have been swimming furiously against the #Kony2012 tide. The campaign launched by Invisible Children encourages...

Community Service an Important Tool for Any Growing Society

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I felt a hot chill run down my spine as I saw the sick and malnourished children in the Paediatrics ward of Mbarara Regional...

More Perspectives on Kony 2012

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I know Glenna Gordon from her time in Uganda and she was one of the few American journalists who covered the later stages of...

Kony 2012 – Ugandans Speak About the Project

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By Wangui Muchiri Since Invisible Children’s Kony 2012 video went viral many Ugandans have been infuriated by what they refer to as a gross misrepresentation...

A Peace of My Mind: Respect My Agency 2012!

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By TMS Ruge via Project Diaspora I have had roughly 24 hours to gather my thoughts about the latest fund-raising stunt undertaken by the long-in-the-tooth...

What Jason Didn’t Tell Gavin and His Army of Invisible Children

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By Prof. Mahmood Mamdani Only two weeks ago, Ugandan papers carried front-page reports from the highly respected Social Science Research Council of New York, accusing...

StopKony Fine: Post-Conflict Reconstruction In Northern Uganda Is The Real Story

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The ‘Kony2012’ documentary film was put online on March 5 by the US-based organisation Invisible Children. Within days, the film helped raise $5 million for...

Unpacking Kony 2012

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By Ethan Zuckerman This Monday, March 5th, the advocacy organization Invisible Children released a 30 minute video titled “Kony 2012“. The goal of the video is...

Uganda Government’s Official Statement on Kony 2012

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12 days: that’s how long it took the whole of Government of Uganda to release an official statement on the controversial Kony2012 video. Again...

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