This week’s Bridges with Africa explores some of the best stories and sounds of 2012.
Kony 2012 was initiatated by NGO Invisible Children for the purported aim of bringing Ugandan LRA leader Joseph Kony to justice. However, the campaign received as much support as it did backlash, including from Ugandans themselves.
Mohamed Kamara was only four when rebel fighters in Sierra Leone’s civil war captured and maimed him. At 18, he became the first athlete since the conflict's end to represent his country at the Paralympics.