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Nyanzi, students arrested over Makerere student death protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have arrested Dr. Stella Nyanzi and two Makerere University students for staging a protest near the gate of parliament demanding answers for the death of Emmanuel Tegu. The former second year veterinary student at Makerere University breathed his last at Mulago National Referral …

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Dr Stella Nyanzi released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi, a former Makerere University researcher has been charged for being a common nuisance. Nyanzi was arrested at Nakasero market within Kampala city on Wednesday alongside businessmen Godfrey Katongole and Isaac Newton for allegedly behaving in a manner that was likely to …

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Stella Nyanzi arrested for inciting traders to demonstrate in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kampala is holding Makerere University Researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi over staging an illegal demonstration. Nyanzi was picked near Nakasero market where together with two others had gone to mobilize arcade traders to protest the continued lockdown on their businesses. Nyanzi, who …

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Stella Nyanzi, four others arrested over food protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi and four others have been arrested for protesting against what they described as a slow distribution of food and human rights abuses. Others arrested include events Promoter Andrew Mukasa alias Bajjo, Shallon Kemigisha, Badru Kasule and John Bosco Serunkuma. They were …

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My heart beats for Makerere University – Dr. Stella Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Makerere University Research fellow, Dr. Stella Nyanzi says she will not rest until she is allowed back at Uganda’s highest institution of learning. She is one of the 45 Makerere University employees who were laid off by the Appointments Board in December 2018. …

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DPP appeals against acquittal of Stella Nyanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has appealed against the acquittal of former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi on charges of offensive communication and cyber harassment. Last month, Justice Henry Peter Adonyo acquitted Nyanzi of the charges arguing that she was illegally convicted by …

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Court awards Dr Stella Nyanzi UGX 50 million for rights violation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Civil Division has awarded 50 million shillings to former Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi for the violation of her rights by the government. The award stems from an application challenging the infringement of her fundamental human right when the government …

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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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Stella Nyanzi review case fixed for hearing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court Criminal Division has fixed July 29th to start hearing an application filed by Dr Stella Nyanzi demanding a review of her case. According to the hearing notice signed by the Court Registrar Mary Ikit, the case will be heard by Justice Jane …

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