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How I made an Ebola rapid detector test: an interview with Dr. Misaki Wayengera, Part I
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Africans rising How I made an Ebola rapid detector test: an interview with Dr. Misaki Wayengera, Part I

Makerere University researcher Dr. Misaki Wayengera’s story attracted interest when it emerged that the Ugandan government had not supported his ground-breaking invention, an Ebola rapid detector test. TIA’s Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire looked for him to talk about his journey and how he invented the Ebola rapid detection paper strip.

Bakwa Magazine’s Dzekashu MacViban: Filling the lacuna of cultural and literary magazines
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Lifestyle Bakwa Magazine’s Dzekashu MacViban: Filling the lacuna of cultural and literary magazines

In the third part of the Made in Africa series, Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire talks to Dzekashu MacViban, a freelance journalist and writer whose work focuses on the intersection between culture and technology. His work has featured and is forthcoming in The Ann Arbor Review of Books, The Africa Report, Kwani?, Wasafiri, and Goethe.de/Kamerun. He is the founder of Bakwa magazine.

Made in Africa III: Nyana Kakoma and sooo many Ugandan stories
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Sport, Arts and Culture Made in Africa III: Nyana Kakoma and sooo many Ugandan stories

In 1962, when Makerere hosted the Conference of African Writers, literary work was almost exclusively to be found in print and the post office was essential to its production and consumption. Over fifty years later, where do Ugandans and others find literary work? TIA’s Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire talks to publisher and editor, Nyana Kakoma, the founder of Sooo Many Stories, about Ugandan digital literatures in our Made in Africa III series