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“…and I invited Jackee Batanda, a Ugandan writer to give a motivational talk. The facilitators agreed to conduct the workshop probono and even bore some of the workshop related costs…”    Read more

“…Jackee Budesta Batanda lives in Kampala. Her Dance with Me won a Commonwealth Short Story Competition award. Her short stories have been short listed for the Macmillan Writers Prize for Africa and highly commended for the Caine Prize for African Writing..)   Read more

“…- Jackee Budesta Batanda’s story Dora’s Turn was highly commended for Commonwealth Short Story Competition.  – Jackee Budesta Batanda’s story Remember Atita was highly commended for the Caine Prize for African Writing…”   Read more

“…Jackee Batanda (Uganda) Regional winner, 2003 Commonwealth Short Story Competition, and special commendations at the Caine Prize and Macmillan Writers awards, Batanda’s stories have appeared in many publications and…”  Read more

“…Jackee Batanda was born and raised in Uganda and attended Makerere University in Kampala, receiving an undergraduate degree in communication skills and French…”   Read more

“…from a number of manuscripts, the story, written by Jackee Batanda, was enhanced and illustrated by the participants at a regional training workshop organised in Windhoek by UNESCO…”   Read more

“…Ugandan prose writer, Jackee Batanda, joined the Department of English & Creative Writing from January to March 2005. This residency was a partnership between Litfest…”   Read more

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