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Rachael Akidi

Ugandan in London
Editor, Focus on Africa Radio — BBC
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Covers:  business, arts, politics, sports, climate change, africa

News junkie | Passionate about Africa | Head of East Africa Languages - BBC World Service | Ex-Focus on Africa editor, @BBCAfrica | My tweets = my views.

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News Junkie. Passionate about Africa. Editor BBC Focus on Africa radio programme. @bbcafrica
Also a lazy blogger.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance writer for Ugandan newspapers

Have you ever used a typewriter?

As a student in secondary school in Uganda, we had typing lessons using electronic type writers. It was cool then.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?