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Friday Apr 11 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Sarasota Film Festival honors Sister Rosemary

Sarasota Film Festival gives its top honor to a woman from halfway around the world.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, World News, Uganda, Africa

Friday Apr 11 | AlertNet

When trying to spur change, 'the greatest sin is boring'

With efforts to curb climate change bogged down by virtually every mistake in the book - messages delivered in impenetrable jargon, no clear way for individuals to take action, a focus on doomsday scenarios - campaigners might take some lessons from Ben Keesey.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Voice of America

Ethnic Violence, African Extremists Worry Pentagon Officials

But, Washington is still concerned about security across the African continent. Fears run rampant across much of the Central African Republic, where 2,000 people have been killed in ethnic violence since December, and some African peacekeepers already have pulled out.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

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Anti-homosexuality activists march through the streets of Ugandan capital, Kampala, on March 31, 2014, in support of the government's stance against homosexuality.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Travel, Kampala, Uganda Travel, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel

BroadwayWorld.com

CABARET Star Michelle Williams Auctions Backstage Meet and Greet to Support Invisible Children

"Come hear the music play!" Michelle Williams has already earned rave reviews following her preview performances as the iconic Sally Bowles in Cabaret , her first Broadway role.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies

Sun Apr 06, 2014

New Vision

Legislators want support for Kony victims

By Joyce Namutebi and Henry Sekanjako Members of Parliament have called for psychosocial support, rehabilitation and a special programme for people affected by war in northern Uganda.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, South Africa

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Monitor

Bigombe in CAR as Kony hunt rages

Kampala. Uganda's Minister of State for Water Betty Bigombe and Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Achana II flew to Obbo in the Central African Republic on Tuesday and apologised to the population for the atrocities the LRA rebels committed against the local population.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News

The Heritage Foundation

Lord's Resistance Army: Questions on Increasing Troops to Fight Joseph Kony's LRA

The Obama Administration announced on March 23 that additional U.S. forces and assets will be deployed to reinforce the joint U.S. and African Union Regional Task Force tracking Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo, South Sudan

Thu Apr 03, 2014

New Vision

US Special Forces arrive in Uganda

THE additional US Special Forces and aircraft to bolster the African Union regional taskforce is hunting for Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony are in the country.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

New Vision

Forest Whitaker helps Gulu's Kony war victims to hear

Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker was recently in Uganda where he helped open up the world of sound to more than 1,400 people together with Starkey Foundation, a hearing foundation.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, Celebrities, South Africa, Forest Whitaker,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

New Vision

MPs commend US gov't for fight against Kony

MEMBERS of Parliament under the body umbrella Parliamentarians for Global Action have commended the US government for its renewed effort to arrest rebel leader Joseph Kony.

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Chronicle

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My Facebook newsfeed failed me last week. Usually a great source for news and controversy, this time something was missing.

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Chattanoogan.com

Christ United Methodist To Host Ugandan Nun Who Helps Former Captives Of Joseph Kony's Army

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, a CNN Hero whose humanitarian work with young women formerly held captive by warlord Joseph Kony, and featured in the book and documentary Sewing Hope, will speak at Christ United Methodist Church, 8645 East Brainerd Road, on Friday, May 2, from 7-9 p.m. The free, interdenominational event includes a showing of the film ... (more)

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Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News, East Brainerd, TN

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Constituency of One - Museveni Faces Challenges From Within and Without

In Kampala it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between policemen and soldiers.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Malawi, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Sat Mar 29, 2014

New Vision

Minister apologizes to children abducted by LRA

The minister of State for disaster preparedness and refugees, Musa Ecweru, has apologized to children who are still in captivity in the Lord's Resistance Army ranks and to those who have since returned home.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, Uganda

Globe and Mail

Is our aid being wasted on 'fragile states'?

Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders. RANDY QUAN FOR THE GlOBE AND MAIL Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Atlantic

Kony 2014?

More U.S. special forces and Osprey aircraft are headed to Uganda. But their mission may be broader than hunting down the world's most-wanted warlord.

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Related Topix: Prison, Central African Republic, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Congo

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Covington Reporter

Donors turn theft into blessing for nonprofit

Suzy Benson Gillies was distraught when she discovered a hacker stole funds the African Promise Foundation raised to pay school fees for students in Uganda.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Computer Security, Science / Technology

US News & World Report

Capturing Joseph Kony Shouldn't Be a Political Football

Over at National Review Online, Daniel Pipes has a piece stating that he is worried about the future direction of U.S. Special Operations Forces based on a recent briefing at Special Operations Command and one paragraph from the Special Operations Forces Operating Concept of May 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Army, Central African Republic, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Opinion

Nashville Scene

In her vivid new novel Thirty Girls, Susan Minot explores the...

Lorrie Moore will join novelist Susan Minot in a joint reading at 4 p.m. March 29 in Montgomery Bell Academy's Dead Poets Society Room in Lowry Hall.

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