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UgandaSpeaks in response to Kony2012

20 April 2012

Invisible Children’s Kony2012 video brought infamy to Central Africa’s rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its leader, Joseph Kony. But many have criticised the campaign for ignoring voices from people on the ground. A group of Ugandan...

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Gulu’s Reactions to a Kony 2012 Screening in Acholi

16 April 2012

Last night I was able to go to the Kony 2012 screening that had been translated in Luo (Acholi) in Pece Stadium and it was definitely interesting and deserves to be shared. All day there were trucks driving around town...

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StopKony Fine, But Post-Conflict Reconstruction In Northern Uganda Is The Real Story – By Marjoke Oosterom

15 April 2012

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 the organisation, and within a week attracted 70m viewers worldwide. Although the film shows the...

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#UgandaSpeaks – Tending our own stories

10 April 2012

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” Chimamanda Adichie The KONY2012 video was released a couple of...

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A Dam Relief begins in May 2012 – Uganda’s Truth will follow

10 April 2012

It is quite interesting and rather DEPRESSING every time I learn that people in the so called developed countries know so little about Uganda and other developing countries at large. I watched the above video just a few minutes...

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This is Our Uganda

28 March 2012

Today Uganda is a peaceful and stable country. Travellers will find a unique, nebulous of uncommercialised offerings. From the snow capped Mountains of the Moon to the mighty River Nile, primates, traditional and water safaris – Uganda is a...

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