Go to the 14:30 mark for an update on the international manhunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army.
Archived posts from category ‘Voice of America’
Skip to the 3:50 mark for my latest TV spot, about the ancient Nuba Mountains stronghold in southern Sudan and the thousands of refugees hiding there from Sudanese bombers.
U.S.-led coalition forces are racing against the clock to train a new local police force in one vital Afghan town. But it is not easy convincing eligible men to enlist.
The effort to shore up security in Afghanistan is shifting.
Two years before the scheduled departure of foreign forces from Afghanistan, the U.S.-led coalition is trying to shore-up security by blocking key Taliban supply lines.
by DAVID AXE Author’s note: The aid group Invisible Children, whose work is featured in this 2011 post, has launched a very effective viral video and Twitter campaign (#Kony2012) aimed at mustering support for the international military campaign to hunt and capture or kill Joseph Kony, the leader of the murderous Lord’s Resistance Army rebel [...]
Voice of America: Congo Rapes
In eastern Congo, some 15,000 women and girls are raped every year when they venture into the forest to collect firewood. The United Nations is trying to provide protection.
In Central African Republic, two international aid groups established a radio-based network for tracking rebel groups and alerting people of possible attacks.