Joseph Kony

US suspends hunt for Lord's Resistance Army, offers rewards for leader instead

Lord's Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony

The United States has been forced to suspend its two-year hunt for Lord's Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony and instead has offered a US$5 million reward for the capture of one of the world's most wanted men. Rewards were also posted on Wednesday for three other rebel leaders wanted for war crimes.

Friday, 5 April, 2013, 4:42am

Talking Points

Participants of the Hong Kong Oxfam Trailwalker still on track. Photo: SCMP

Obama begins Asia swing

17 Nov 2012 - 1:17am

Kony 2012 makers release new video and campaign

A new video by Invisible Children shows the atrocities of Joseph Kony. Photo: MCT

The San Diego-based group Invisible Children is attempting to recapture lost momentum in its quest to promote the capture of African warlord Joseph Kony six months after one of the group's leaders had a public meltdown.

10 Oct 2012 - 4:04am

Media old and new must live together

Korean rapper-singer Psy performing. Photo: Reuters

Journalists are supposed to spot new trends and report on them before anyone else does. But I find I can't hold a candle to my 12-year-old son. He is just closer to the zeitgeist than I am. I may have to use him as a source from now on to keep my job.

29 Sep 2012 - 2:39am 1 comment

school news

Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School

To celebrate the school's 80th anniversary, a Joint School Family Cooking Competition was held by the Parent-Teacher Association on May 26.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Machine Gun Preacher (Film)

With a name like Machine Gun Preacher, you half expect the hero to walk around with a flaming skull. No, it's not a Marvel Comics film: it's based on real-life Sam Childers and his path from former jailed gangster to philanthropist-vigilante. And yes, folks, he likes his guns a lot.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Well-meaning mediocrity

With a name like Machine Gun Preacher, you half expect the hero to walk around with a flaming skull. No, it's not a Marvel Comics movie: this is based on the real-life Sam Childers and his path from ex-con gangster to philanthropist-vigilante. And yes, folks, he likes his guns a lot.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Check the facts before you join a campaign

Kony 2012 - a campaign to help the hunt for wanted Ugandan warlord, Joseph Kony - became an internet sensation last month. The promotional video on You Tube attracted more than 100 million hits.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-gangster brings new hope to kids

Machine Gun Preacher is based on American Sam Childers' memoir Another Man's War. It tells the story of an ex-convict and ex-gang member who goes on a miraculous journey to save the children of war-torn Sudan.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

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Rural leaders reconvene with top aide of CY Leung

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am


No child anywhere should live in fear

The hit video Kony 2012 shows boys and girls living in fear. The sad truth is that not everyone in the world feels as secure as Hongkongers, who have freedom and peace under the protection of the Basic Law.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Get the facts before opening your wallet for Kony 2012

I want to make the world a better place - that's what I told myself after watching Kony 2012. It is a fascinating video that has gained more than 78 million views on YouTube. The organisation behind it, Invisible Children, has more than three million 'likes' on its Facebook page.

22 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Click power

I thought I had the internet figured out. Downloads, uploads, live feeds, podcasts, chats and on and on - the terminology and associated programs and applications reveal a rich tapestry of online life over the past 15 or so years. There is always something new to learn and master, but I had believed nothing was left that could surprise me.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Can virtual advocacy pass the reality test?

If you're a regular visitor to Facebook or use other social media sites, it is likely that you've heard about Invisible Children's Kony 2012 video. With over 75million views on YouTube, Kony 2012 has become an internet phenomenon.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Manhunt goes global

KAMPALA - Now that Osama bin Laden and Muammar Gaddafi are gone, the world has turned its attention to a new villain, Joseph Kony. A video campaign to hunt him down has gone viral with thousands of people all over the world signing on to call for his arrest.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am