Hope Keshubi was the Educational Editor-in-Chief on the support for Uganda Primary Education Reform and worked as Chief Editor on the Northern Intergratedd Teachers Education project. She was born in Kabale and, after Kyebambe Girls’ school went to National Teachers’ College Kyambogo. She also had qualifications from Makerere and Exeter University, UK. She taught in several Uganda schools and colleges. She died in 1999.
Going Solo is a tale of mordern Uganda. After her adored husband disappeares, abducted by armed men, Doreen is harassed by her brothers-in-law. Destitute, she trains as a teacher. She uncovers the exploitation and corruption of two headmasters and she suffers in the process. When she sets up a drama and music project for young talent, she meets more complications.
Doreen’s story is full of energy and humour, a lively story close to our hearts.
Cover illustration by Abu Mukasa Muyunga.