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Thousands United Against the LRA

Ten thousand Invisible Children supporters descended in red t-shirts on the D.C. Convention Center earlier this month for the group’s largest event to date: MOVE:DC. While I walked 15 minutes from my apartment, there were attendees who had flown from Brazil and driven from California, all united in their commitment to ending the atrocities of the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, and apprehending now-infamous rebel leader Joseph Kony.  Read More »

No Longer Lost, South Sudanese Diaspora Aim to Return Home

Kuol Awan speaks at the reception

On October 9, the Enough Project hosted a reception for The Lost Boys Center for Leadership Development , or LBCLD. The reception was the launch event of the newly formed organization focused on the mission of assisting former Lost Boys and Girls to return to South Sudan and address development needs in the world’s newest country.   Read More »

Bashir Calls for African Union Legislation Against 'Spy Satellites' over Sudan

On September 5, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir called on the African Union to legislate protection of African space against “spy satellites.” Bashir, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court, spoke at a telecommunications conference in Khartoum, pushing for a unified continent-wide space agency.  Read More »

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