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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 | Editor BBC Focus on Africa radio, @BBCAfrica| My tweets = my views. RTs = their views.

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

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@rakidi — 13,902 followers, 20,639 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

#Kenya's fresh presidential election will now be held on 26th October - IEBC statement. #SupremeRuling https://t.co/kRJfSYkxKd

Sep 21, 2017

RT @jchitchen: Government of #Uganda wants school students to read 'Sowing the mustard seed' - Here's a nice quote from p.215…

Sep 21, 2017

RT @observerug: European Union (EU) ‘deeply concerned’ about state of freedom of expression in #Uganda #AgeLimt https://t.co/ALS8W6j1vH

Sep 21, 2017

RT @MEsipisu: President @UKenyatta will address a news conference at 3pm, at State House Nairobi, on the Supreme Court Judgement

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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?