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Uganda Government’s official statement on Kony 2012

17 March 2012

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 what this reminds me is that Social Media is for citizens – if you have...

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African voices respond to hyper-popular Kony 2012 viral campaign

17 March 2012

(Updated with additions, March 10, 2012. Here’s a Twitter list, so you can follow all of the African writers mentioned in this post who are on Twitter.) The internets are all a-flutter with reactions to Kony 2012, a high-velocity...

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“I’d Tell Anyone” by Juliane Okot Bitek

17 March 2012

I’d tell anyone who wants to help to look around in his or her own neighborhood, city, country. Find someone you think is less fortunate, however you determine fortune to be determined. Have a conversation. Chat. I bet you’ll...

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Lonely Planet: Uganda ranked number 1 to visit in 2012

17 March 2012

Lonely Planet ranks Uganda as number 1 destination for 2012. One of the comments on this article reads: "Politics aside, I am so happy you have chose Uganda as number one destination for 2012. It's a great country and...

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Kony2012; My response to Invisible Children’s campaign

17 March 2012

For the last many hours i have followed a campaign by Invisible Children NGO called KONY2012 that has gone viral getting more than 20 million hits on Youtube. I am a story teller and i know the danger of...

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Uganda no longer Kony’s Battlefield

17 March 2012

Travel Uganda, place your own ranking of the World’s Seven Wonders-U’ll be amazed! Video by Insites Uganda: www.insiteuganda.com

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