Jackee Budesta Batanda, as well known in some circles for her journalism as for her prize-winning fiction, posted recently (18 October 2012) on the policing of social media in Uganda, and its potential chilling effects on citizen involvement, participation, and freedom of expression. Her other posts this month include a meditation on Uganda celebrating its [...]
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Often a writer is expected to play a major role in society, not only as a cultural agent through writing but also as an activist and well, change agent, giving timely views and opinions on whatever is going on or whatever needs to change.
- Is The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize biased? March 27, 2011
- My Life Has A Price–Tina Okpara’s memoir of modern day slavery September 24, 2012
- Place Is Personal, says Leila Aboulela October 30, 2012
- How I started writing: Steve Mwase August 19, 2011
- Updates from African Writers Trust April 6, 2012
- Kwani? Manuscript Prize Shortlist Announced June 19, 2013
- Good News: Etisalat Prize for Literature June 13, 2013
- NoViolet Bulawayo discusses why “We Need New Names” June 13, 2013
- Writing My Truth: Hellen Nyana June 10, 2013
- How The Uganda International Writers Conference changed my life. June 7, 2013
- Jeanne: Great work Hellen! Being a writer in Uganda is def...
- Doreen Lwanga: This is great Hellen? First off, it was great t...
- Bwandungi: I cannot tell you how eager I am to be in touch wi...
- James Varney Dwalu: So true Shadreck. One greatest moment at the confe...
- Barya: Bravo, Shadreck! Seriously, you carried JP--“O...
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