Hope Keshubi

  • Hope   Keshubi
Writer, Teacher
Principal country concerned : Column : History/society

Keshubi Hope
Place of birth: Kabale, Southwestern Uganda

Languages spoken:  English
Writing Language: English
Education:  After Bweranyangi and Kyebambe girls schools, Keshubi attended National Teachers College, Kyambogo for a diploma in education. She then got a bachelor of education from the institute of Teacher Education, Kyambogo and a certificate in academic English and study skills for language teaching and linguistics at the University College of ST Mark and St John, UK. She also held a master of education degree specializing in the teaching of English for specific purposes at the University of Exeter
Employment:   A founding member of Femrite, novelist, keshubi taught English language and literature in various institutions in Uganda and was chief editor on the Northern Integrated Teacher Education Project.
She also worked as educational editor-in-chief on the support for Uganda Primary Education Reform project and was programme co-coordinator, Basic Education of Redd Barna Uganda.
Bibliography:  Going Solo. Kampala: Fountain, 1997. To a Young Woman. Kampala: Lukesh Educational Publications, 1997. Her third novel, Lopsided Justice which she finished shortly before she died awaits publication. Nonfiction Dissertation Writing: A Guide. Kampala: New Expression press, 1995. At her death, Keshubi had also completed work on her autobiography, in search of myself and her late husband Cliff Lubwa p'Chong's biography, confessions and professions.
Comment:  Keshubi was a humorous but blunt writer whose eyes perceived the ramifications of life in a unique way


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