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Kony 2012 maker defends ‘thoughtful’ campaign

By Lizzy Davies Charity chief behind controversial Ugandan film releases video hitting back at criticisms of its strategy and spending The chief executive of a group that produced the controversial video about the Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony has hit back at criticisms of its strategy and spending decisions, insisting the…

Campaign to arrest Uganda rebel chief Joseph Kony goes viral

WASHINGTON — A campaign to bring accused war criminal Joseph Kony, the fugitive head of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army rebels, to justice has gone viral on the Internet. The hashtag “#stopkony” was among top trending topics on Twitter on Wednesday, vying for the top spot with tweets about the new…

Obama sends 100 combat troops to Uganda

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama said Friday he is sending 100 combat troops to central Africa to help and advise forces battling Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army rebels accused of rape, murder and kidnapping. The US troops, subject to the approval of national authorities, could deploy in Uganda, South Sudan,…

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