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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Friday Apr 11
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.
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Anti-homosexuality activists march through the streets of Ugandan capital, Kampala, on March 31, 2014, in support of the government's stance against homosexuality.
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
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 .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Kony 2014Lydia Thurman
My Facebook newsfeed failed me last week. Usually a great source for news and controversy, this time something was missing.
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)
Sat Mar 29, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Mar 28, 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.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.