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Ugandan Kiprotich Surges Past 2 Kenyans to Win Marathon Gold

Stephen Kiprotich’s victory gave Uganda its first gold medal at the London Games and its second ever in track and field. Abel Kirui of Kenya won silver and his countryman Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich took bronze.


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.


Boredom, discontent set in among Kony hunters

An Internet campaign that's gone viral aims to capture notorious rebel leader Joseph Kony, but Ugandan foot soldiers who have spent years searching for the man are starting to ask a question their top commanders prefer to ignore: Is it possible he is dead?


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.


What Happens to Kony 2012 After Jason Russell's Public Meltdown?

Jason Russell

I’m sure you heard of what happened to Jason Russell, the guy behind the ultra viral Kony 2012 video, over the weekend. He had an embarrassing mental breakdown due to physical and mental exhaustion (according to his wife) in San Diego and is now being held by the police for psychiatric reasons.


Uganda responds to Kony 2012 video with own video


Uganda's government has taken to the Internet to correct a "false impression" about the country it says was created by a U.S. celebrity-backed online campaign to hunt down fugitive warlord Joseph Kony.


Cops: Invisible Children co-founder detained

Police say they detained the co-founder of the group behind the “KONY 2012” video, after witnesses reported a man masturbating and possibly under the influence, reported.


Mysterious ‘nodding syndrome’ affects many Ugandan children; experts seek cause

Most mornings, Michael Odongkara takes his daughter Nancy Lamwaka outside and ties her ankle to a mango tree. It’s not something he likes to do. But the disease that gives the 12-year-old violent seizures has so diminished her mental capacity that she no longer talks and often wanders off. Once, she was lost in the bush for three days.


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.


Outed gay Ugandans 'are attacked'

Several people have been attacked in Uganda after a local newspaper published their names and photos, saying they were homosexual, an activist tells the BBC.


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