Dec 31, 2012 — Phiona Mutesi grew up in one of the roughest slums in Uganda. Her days were spent focusing on survival, until she discovered chess. She's now on her way to becoming a world-class chess competitor. Host Michel Martin speaks with Mutesi, her coach Robert Katende, and Tim Crothers, who chronicles her story in his new book, The Queen of Katwe.
Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Tropical Fish: Stories Out Of Entebbe by Doreen Baingana. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jun 13, 2005 — All Things Considered book critic Alan Cheuse recommends this collection of stories from Ugandan writer Doreen Baigana in his roundup of summer reads.
Feb 6, 2005 — A new collection of short stories traces the coming of age of three sisters in Uganda. Author Doreen Baingana address issues of class, religion and cultural identity in Tropical Fish: Stories Out Of Entebbe. She talks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden.