Uganda's government has taken to the Internet to correct a "false impression" about the country it says was created by a U.S. celebrity-backed online campaign to hunt down fugitive warlord Joseph Kony.
Uganda, which is spearheading efforts to find the suspected war criminial whose global profile soared after a YouTube video went viral, wants to show the world Kony is not in the country and it is doing all it can to find him.
Wanted by the International Criminal Court, Kony is accused of abducting children to use as fighters and sex slaves and is said to have a fondness for hacking off limbs.
After founding his Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the 1980s, Kony terrorised large parts of Uganda but his reign of terror has subsided since 2005 and he is now believed to command only a few hundred followers, scattered in remote jungle hideouts in neighbouring countries.
"The Kony 2012 campaign fails to make one crucial point clear. Joseph Kony is not in Uganda," Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi said in a 9-minute video posted on YouTube.
"Uganda is not in conflict. Uganda is a modern, developing country which enjoys peace, stability and security," he said, insisting that the Kony 2012 video did not represent the current situation in the east African nation.
Uganda Responds To Kony 2012 Video
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What say you, ye public masterbater? Im not much up to date on my Ugandan history, and i dont think anyone is here, but i found this really interesting.