Joseph Kony and 'The Lords resistance Army' (Christian extremists if you like) started as a resistance movement fighting against the central Uganda government. Uganda, as all the other African countries, have been 'made up' by forcing different tribes, old kingdoms and regions into becoming one country and to live together governed by a central government.
In the film Kony 2012 the end says: 'Join our army for peace'. Be aware that this army they ask you to join is the civilian supporters of the Uganda army with a few American military advisors. This Uganda army are going to find Joseph Kony who are now hiding, and moving around, in Uganda's neighboring countries!
I would be very careful to join this "army for peace". They are going to haunt down Joseph Kony and his soldiers, and many of them are children!
I'm not convinced that Uganda's neighbors, The South Sudan, The Democratic Republic of Congo and The Central African Republic will welcome the Uganda army at their territories!
The good thing about this 'Kony 2012' movie is the awareness it causes to this cause, but the danger is the way it describes it as a simple and easy way of solving this highly difficult conflict.
Some background info on Uganda can be found in the attached link from the UNHCR. I hope some of you would like to dig a bit deeper into this, but unfortunately Uganda isn't the only country in Africa with huge internal problems.http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/
My personal view on Africa is that we should start treating African countries and the African people as equal to us. Get to know some Africans locally were you live, let our countries start doing business with countries in Africa, we have a lot to learn from people around the world. In Africa there are a lot of nice, high quality products they can sell to us. Trade is good, trade make local business grow. Local business is good for local communities. Local communities that are happy will not fight, they want to enjoy life, just like all of us.