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Funding the Hunt for Warlord Joseph Kony

No venture is safe from crowdfunding these days, not even searching for an African warlord. Robert Young Pelton wants you to chip in and help track down the notorious leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.

Will Grant
Dec 5, 2013

Hot Type

Break out the hammocks and beach chairs! Presenting the best new books of summer.

Abe Streep, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, Bruce Barcott, Grayson Schaffer, and Jon Billman
Jun 8, 2010

Strange Bird

Need something (or somebody) flown around Africa without a lot of questions? Can you pay with bricks of cash? Then you want old-school bush pilot Tim Roman, a man with Kurtzian ambitions, a deft touch on jungle runways, and a place on every smart dictator’s speed dial.

Carl Hoffman
Nov 21, 2007

Making It Real

A long-imagined journey to the spires of Africa marks the end of a dream—and the start of something new

Mark Jenkins
Jan 1, 2005