1. Viral

    Ugandans Respond to ‘Kony 2012’

    Ugandans watch the screening of "Kony 2012", a 30-minute YouTube film uploaded by  US nonprofit campaign group Invisible Children, in Lira district, 376 km (234 miles) north of Kampala, Uganda on March 13, 2012. The video went "viral" since its release on the internet acheiving 78 million hits in a matter of weeks. The screening caused outrage amongst some Ugandans resulting in walkouts and stone throwing. Lira was one of the areas that was ravaged by 20 years of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebellion.  AFP PHOTO / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A group of Ugandan bloggers on Friday will launch an online project called UgandaSpeaks, which aims to “recapture the narrative about Joseph Kony and Northern Uganda from Invisible Children,” the company that produced the phenomenally successful Kony 2012 viral video that many say is simplistic and misleading. The bloggers plan to release their own YouTube video Friday, the same day Invisible Children is planning a series of “Cover the Night” rallies and events.

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