Kony

Central African Republic

How Kony's army could return with a vengeance

Philip Kleinfeld
5.2.17
africa

'I Don't Understand What I Did': We Spoke to a Lord's Resistance Army Escapee Who Wants Remaining Fighters to Return Home Too

With the arrest of top commander Dominic Ongwen the LRA is back in the spotlight — but a former fighter told VICE News that most of those still in the bush just want to get back to their families.
Sally Hayden
2.23.15
africa

Ugandan Forces Confirm Lord's Resistance Army Commander Has Surrendered

Dominic Ongwen, wanted by the ICC for four counts of war crimes and three counts of crimes against humanity, is said to be in Ugandan custody.
Sally Hayden
1.7.15
NIGERIA

#BringBackOurGirls Is Not Going to Stop Boko Haram

Encouraging military intervention with a hashtag isn't going to help save the 300 kidnapped Nigerian girls.
Olivia Becker
5.10.14
Motherboard Blog

Motherboard's Favorite Things of 2012

Mars touchdown, Bjork, gauge symmetry, Occupy reborn. 2012 really happened.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
12.31.12
FRINGES

Bush League Rebels

On my first day embedded with the UN stabilization force in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I visited a camp in the city of Goma set up to house rebel combatants who had recently surrendered. The facility was split along ethnic and administrative...
Thomas Morton
12.6.12
Stuff

Two Americans Who Attended the KONY 2012 Screening in Gulu Tell It Like It Was

How could anyone think an American-made film about the atrocities of Joseph Kony and the LRA would go over well in a place that was ravaged by the group?
Abby Ellis
5.1.12
Stuff

What Kids Say About Hate

Kids hate, too. Especially when it's a new moon.
Lisa Carver
4.10.12