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Flame and Song: a memoir -Published in 2016 by  Modjadji Books (Cape Town)

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About: Philippa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa’s soul-warming memoir tells of a life enriched by song, literature, food and spirituality at the heart of a loving family. Born into a newly independent Uganda, she grew up in a volatile political landscape but never lacked the inspiration and protection of generations of friends and relatives. Her story travels from her expansive childhood homes in Uganda, to the novelties of living in Addis Ababa, before settling in Cape Town, her current home. But no matter how far her journeys take her, it’s clear that home is not only about places but people…

To buy a copy: http://www.modjajibooks.co.za/titles/flame-and-song-a-memoir/

The East African Edition: Published 2017 by SoooMany Stories (Kampala)

Front cover of the East African Edition of Flame and Song

To buy a copy: http://books.alextwino.com/shop/flame-and-song/

POETRY

‘Death of an Archbishop’ in Africa Ablaze! poems and prose pieces of war and civil conflict selected by Patricia Schonstein (2013) Africa Sun Press, Cape Town

‘At the gates of Mulago I, II and II’ in Africa Ablaze! poems and prose pieces of war and civil conflict selected by Patricia Schonstein (2013) Africa Sun Press, Cape Town

‘Velvet Skies’ in Africa! My Africa!: an anthology of poems selected by Patricia Schonstein (2012) Africa Sun Press, Cape Town

‘Destiny’ poem in An anthology of East African Poetry edited by A.D. Amateshe (1988) Longman, Essex

‘Serenade’ poem in An anthology of East African Poetry edited by A.D. Amateshe (1988) Longman, Essex

‘to you my friend’, poem in The music of poetry:  Poems from Africa, the Caribbean and elsewhere compiled by Waveney Olembo (1986), Edward Arnold, London

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Katiiti’s Song (2016) Bookdash.org (Cape Town)

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Every day, Katiiti’s mother calls her with a beautiful song. One day, a crafty gorilla tries to sing as sweetly as her mother. 

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 5 March 2016 by Philippa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa (writer), Mary Marble (illustrator) and Kirsten Walker (designer). Freely available on the sights below:

Available in:

  • English (en)

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Download source and print-ready files

http://bookdash.org/katiitis-song-philippa-namutebi-kabali-kagwa-mary-marble-kirsten-walker/

And in Tamil, Hindi and Bengali:

https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/14260-kamalavin

Kea goes to school  (2009) Cambridge University Press, Cape Town

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To buy a copy: http://cup.co.za/products/kea-goes-to-school

Mkhulu and me  (2009) Cambridge University Press, Cape Town

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To buy a copy: http://cup.co.za/products/mkhulu-and-me

Tyres and Tubes  (2009) Cambridge University Press, Cape Town

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To buy a copy: http://cup.co.za/products/tyres-and-tubes

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

“The tower of Babel?  Exploring multilingualism in the South African Education System”  a chapter in the book,  Teaching in the gap:  Implementing Education Policy in South Africa in the Nineties.  (1997) Via Afrika, Cape Town

“Partnerships:  A buzzing concept in education development “ written with Denise Miller, presented at Kenton‑in‑the‑Gap, Hermanus, October 1997, and published in Going for the Gap:  Reconstituting the educational realm (1998) Juta, Cape Town

“Gender Equity in Education’’ chapter in James, W., van der Vijver, L., Leibowitz, B., (eds) Saamtrek South Africa:  Values, Education and Democracy in the 21st Century Conference proceedings for Saamtrek South Africa – 2002

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND WORKSHOP

“Mentoring, Coaching and Personal Leadership:  An Integrated Approach to People Development”  A reflection on a programme run at Ogilvy (Cape) and presented with Bryan Gibson at the Knowledge Resources Coaching and Mentoring Conference, February 2005

“Gender Equity in Education’’ Paper presented as panelist on the Gender Panel at Saamtrek South Africa:  Values, Education and Democracy in the 21st Century   February 2001

“Organisation development as a strategy towards educational transformation in post‑liberation South Africa: what implication for developing countries” Paper written with Denise Miller and Mandy Barnes, and presented at the World Council for Comparative Education Societies Congress, Cape Town, July 1998

“An organisation development process at Mzingabantu Secondary School”, Case study presented at Beyond School Improvement and School Effectiveness:  Exploring the Southern African Terrain, a seminar sponsored by the British Council, Cape Town, February, 1998

“Can organisation development, as an intervention contribute to the quality of life in schools?”  Paper presented at the BOLESWA conference in Swaziland, July 1997

“Towards an integrated / combined Arts syllabus for the first phase of schooling” paper presented on a panel on Arts Education at the South African Association of Art Historians Conference, Johannesburg, July 1995

“Curriculum Planning in Schools” and” Teaching without resources”   ‑ workshops presented at the Catholic Institute of Education Summer School, George, March 1995

How can I teach without resources?”   ‑  workshop presented at the Conference on Primary Education in South Africa, hosted by the Project for Research on Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA), Durban, July 1994

“The integrated arts ‑ another way of coping” paper presented at the South African Music Society,

Western Cape Conference ‑ Coping Creatively ‑ Cape Town, March 1994

“Education as a vehicle of culture” paper presented at the Conference on Teacher Education in Windhoek, Namibia, September 1993

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