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Dr Stella Nyanzi jailed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for cyber harassment. However, she will only spend eight months in prison, in consideration of the time she has spent on remand, since her arrest in November 2018. Nyanzi was …

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Court finds Stella Nyanzi guilty of cyber harassment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi has been found guilty of cyber harassment. On Thursday, Buganda Road Court Grade one Magistrate, Gladys Kamasanyu convicted Nyanzi on grounds that there was overwhelming evidence. However, Nyanzi was acquitted of offensive communication because prosecution failed to adduce evidence to show …

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High Court calls for Stella Nyanzi file

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Stella Nyanzi trial at Buganda Road Magistrates court maybe halted for some time as the High Court in Kampala called for her file. According to the July 18th letter from the Registrar of Criminal Division of High Court Mary Ikit, Nyanzi applied for …

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Date set for judgment on Stella Nyanzi’s case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has set August 1 as the date it will deliver its judgment in a case in which Stella Nyanzi is accused of cyber harassment and offensive communication. On Tuesday, Gladys Kamasanyu, closed the case after the defence failed to …

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Defence witness refuses to testify in Stella Nyanzi case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barnabas Mustapha Mugisha, one of the witnesses summoned to testify in the cyber harassment case against Stella Nyanzi on Tuesday refused to testify saying he did not know why he was summoned in court. Mugisha is one of the 10 defence witnesses that were …

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Stella Nyanzi protests court’s orders on witnesses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi has protested Court’s order summoning her 19 witnesses to appear and testify in two days. The witnesses are supposed to defend Nyanzi in the offensive communication and cyber harassment case. Through her lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde Nyanzi had asked court to adjust …

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Magistrate refuses to summon Museveni over Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Court Magistrate, Gladys Kamasanyu has declined to summon President, Yoweri Museveni as one of the witnesses in the trail of Dr. Stella Nyanzi. Dr Stella Nyanzi’s legal team had asked court to summon, President Museveni as one of the witnesses in the …

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Court rules Stella Nyanzi has case to answer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has ruled that Dr Stella Nyanzi has a case to answer in relation to offences of cyber harassment and offensive communication. Nyanzi is accused of posting a loutish birthday poem on her Facebook page attacking the late Esteri Kokundeka, …

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Court accepts fresh evidence against Stella Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court has finally allowed the state to table additional exhibits in the case of cyber harassment and offensive communication against former Makerere University Research Fellow, Dr. Stella Nyanzi. The Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate, Gladys Kamasanyu made the ruling on Tuesday afternoon …

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