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#BringBackOurGirls + Kony 2012 =?

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Said K Dibinga

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It wasn't too long ago, that 'Kony 2012', a short film produced by Invisible Children, Inc..to raise enough awarenss to capture fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony was the cause celibre. The campaign resulted in Joseph Kony's name being on all media and on the lips of a lot of people. Almost 2 years later, he's still on the run. This year in 2014, the rallying cry is the 276 plus girls kidnapped several weeks ago by the lunitic group Boko Haram, and like 'Kony 2012' Bring Back Our Girls is in all media and on the lips of alot of people. Months from now will the results be the same? Yet more importantly, why is Bring Back Our Girls resonating with so many people when other issues, many close to home, hardly get a few paragraphs in a local newspaper? Lets talk about it...