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How I Became an Activist: Thank You Invisible Children

Adam DeAngelis | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact
Adam DeAngelis

I urge everyone, especially young people, to find a cause they believe in or volunteer in your community. It truly does make a difference, not just in the lives of those you are helping but also for yourself. You might discover something you may have never known about yourself. I certainly did.

Group Behind 'Kony 2012' Closing Because Of Funding Issues

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact

Invisible Children, the group that emerged with an unprecedented bang with its viral "Kony 2012" film, announced its closure on Monday in a quiet stat...

No Excuses: Ending Kony's Impunity

Ben Keesey | Posted 11.07.2014 | World
Ben Keesey

If Kony had his way, the world would forget he ever existed. But instead, we should take a lesson from 2005, when the international community finally began to take Kony and his LRA rebellion seriously.

Scores Of Civilians Reportedly Freed From Kony's Lord's Resistance Army

AP | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A watchdog group says more than 70 women and children have been freed over the past month from the Lord's Resistance Army reb...

LRA Defectors Say No One Has Seen Joseph Kony In Years

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

NZACKO, Central African Republic (AP) -- The African troops hoped the latest defector from the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group would have fresh ins...

Kony Makes Young Son His LRA Deputy

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony has handed over command of his group to one of his sons, a Ugandan military official...

#WhereIsKONY?

Jack Hidary | Posted 07.10.2014 | World
Jack Hidary

Viral video with 100 million views fired up the Internet in 2012 - Where is the renegade leader now? It is now more than two years since the famous/...

Obama Orders Increase In U.S. Special Forces To Hunt Joseph Kony: Report

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is sending about 150 Special Forces troops along with military aircraft to Uganda to help ...

They Came at Night

Alex Naser-Hall | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Alex Naser-Hall

The surrender process for Joseph Kony's captors is a tricky one. In some areas of central Africa, the practices or even identity of the LRA is unknown. LRA fighters or captors will try to defect.

Feared War Lord May Be Ill

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Central African Republic has been in contact with warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army fighters...

The Achilles Heel of the Anti-Kony Mission

John Prendergast | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
John Prendergast

U.S. military advisers have trained, equipped and supported troops from Uganda, South Sudan, and Congo in their operations, and the tide is beginning to turn in the efforts to end the Kony insurgency.

Can You Crowd-Fund A Manhunt For Joseph Kony?

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and RICHARD LARDNER and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact

KAMPALA, Uganda -- KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Can you crowd-fund the hunt for a war criminal on the run deep in Africa's jungles? A Canadian adventurer ...

WATCH: 'Kony 2012' Creators Share Advocacy Lessons with Thousands Of Millennials

Ben Keesey | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact
Ben Keesey

Leaders in the fields of culture, social entrepreneurship, human rights, and the arts will come together to share their learnings with 1,400 Millennials who have distinguished themselves as social enterprise mavens and advocacy navigators.

The Central African Republic: The Emerging Pakistan of Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has deteriorated in recent months with worsening humanitarian conditions, lawlessness and violence between the Christian and Muslim communities.

'Kony 2012' 1 Year Later: What's Been Done To Bring Down African Warload

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.08.2013 | Impact

On the one-year anniversary of the release of the most viral video in history , the charity behind "Kony 2012" is still focused on bringing down the A...

Ugandan Army Seizes LRA Base

AP | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — The Ugandan army destroyed a base of a key general of the Lord's Resistance Army in the Central African Repub...

What Is Khartoum Hiding?

Ashley Benner | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact
Ashley Benner

At the same time, the Sudanese ambassador reportedly stated that Sudan condemns the LRA and is committed to cooperating with the international community to end the group. If that is so, what is Khartoum afraid of?

Hunt For Kony Lacks Troops And Equipment

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — The head of a planned African Union force to hunt warlord Joseph Kony said on Wednesday that he can't start his task because h...

UN: Kony Guilty Of Horrifying Crimes Against Children

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, June 6 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has submitted his first report to the Secu...

Top Kony Commander Captured

AP | By RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan forces captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-C...

U.S. Special Forces Assist In Hunt For Warlord Joseph Kony

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

OBO, Central African Republic -- Deep in the jungle, this small, remote Central African village is farther from the coast than any point on the contin...

Living in the Shadow of the LRA

Caroline Gluck | Posted 04.28.2012 | World
Caroline Gluck

In the village of Bangadi, in Congo's northeastern Orientale province, you don't have to look hard to see the impact that the vicious rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army -- the LRA -- has had on the community.

High School Service Director Builds Homes, Improves Medical Care In Uganda

mentor.patch.com | Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

Debbie Jarosz didn't spend a lot of time thinking about global problems while growing up. "I was a Cleveland girl," she said. "We did our vacations...

Central African Republic: LRA Attacks Escalate

Human Rights Watch | Posted 06.20.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

"As soon as I was abducted, the LRA taught us their language, Acholi, and told us their rules. We had to wash three times per day, prepare the food well for the fighters, keep their clothes clean, and if we tried to escape, we would be killed."

Kony 2012: 'Cover The Night' Advocates Local Service Projects On 4/20

Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact

The "Kony 2012" campaign is urging followers to shift their advocacy efforts from their social networks to real life. Invisible Children, the creat...