The team

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Dr Deo Kawalya

Dr Kawalya is a Lecturer at the Department of Linguistics, English Language Studies and Communication Skills, Makerere University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Linguistics and African Languages, and a Master of Arts in Linguistics from Makerere University. He completed his PhD at Ghent University, Belgium. He has participated in various projects on Luganda and other Ugandan languages, in addition to a number of individual research undertakings on African Languages. He has, for over 12 years, been a translator, interpreter, editor and proofreader at the (former) Institute of Languages and (present) Centre for Language and Communication Services, Makerere University.

Dr Medadi Ssentanda

Medadi Ssentanda holds a PhD in Applied (General) Linguistics with particular focus in language/mother tongue/multilingual education from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He also holds a Masters degree in Linguistics (Makerere University, 2007) and Bachelor of Arts with Education (Makerere University, 2005). He has a wealth of experience in translation and editing services. He is very interested in language teaching, translation and research. He has researched and presented papers at various conferences on mother tongue education, early literacy development and language policy in the school context.