Kemiyondo Coutinho

Kemiyondo Coutinho

Actress and Curator - A Ka Dope


A recipient of the 2011 Young Achiever’s Award in Uganda, Kemiyondo Coutinho has been writing for African Woman since age 17. She has been founder and director of many arts projects - NuVo Arts Festival in Uganda, Kemistry Klass, a content company geared at producing content for film and TV content, and is now the creator and curator for A Ka Dope, a collective of events aimed at showcasing Uganda's talent. Her plays, including a one-woman show (her first) have been performed in international capitals gaining global acclaim.

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YELP has allowed me to meet with like-minded people in completely different fields. It’s like the perfect Katogo; ideas, creativity, intellect, curiosity and fear and hope for our future.