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Official: Top Joseph Kony commander captured

Ugandan forces captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border, an army official said Sunday, in what an analyst said was an "intelligence coup" for forces hunting for Kony.


So Kony 2012's "Cover the Night" Happened

Kony 2012

If you, like me (probably not), was wondering what happened to Kony 2012’s “Cover the Night” event, it happened … last Friday, April 20th. I did see a sign, and my wife claimed to have seen a sticker or two while we were driving, which prompted us to wonder if the event had happened yet.

Yeah, the event wasn’t all that successful. It didn’t cover the night, the night covered it. Most people probably have no idea if it even occurred.

Kony 2012 started with a sizzle, but did it end in a fizzle? It depends on how you look at it.


'Kony' Sequel Takes on Critics

Kony 2012 Part II

The much-anticipated sequel to viral documentary KONY 2012 was released on Thursday, with the charity behind it answering critics, touting its success and ratcheting up pressure on an internationally-wanted Ugandan warlord. "KONY 2012: Part II-Beyond Famous" clocks in at just under 20 minutes and delves deeper into the Lord's Resistance Army and its wave of violence across Central Africa under the command of guerrilla leader Joseph Kony. The first documentary on Kony by the nonprofit Invisible Children garnered more than 100 million views after being released on YouTube.


African Union force to step up hunt for Kony

Joseph Kony

The African Union will send 5,000 soldiers to join the hunt for rebel leader Joseph Kony in a new military mission officials say is necessary to remove the Lord's Resistance Army from Central Africa's vast jungle. The mission is to be launched in South Sudan on Saturday and will last until Kony is caught, United Nations and African Union officials said at a news conference in Uganda.


Web Star Born: Kony Video Gets Millions of Views

Joseph Kony

If Joseph Kony lived in relative anonymity before this week, he's found Internet stardom now. A video about the atrocities carried out by Kony's Lord's Resistance Army is rocketing into viral video territory and is racking up millions of page views seemingly by the hour.


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