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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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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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Nyanzi asks court to reject Mak testimony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi has asked court to reject the testimony of Makerere University Director for Human Resource, Andrew Abunyang defending failure to reinstate her. Nyanzi was suspended from Makerere Institute for Social Research in 2016 after a series of social media outbursts attacking the …

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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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Bad black quizzed for insulting President Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City socialite Shanita Namuyimba also known as Bad Black has been quizzed by the Criminal Investigations Department over a video in which she allegedly abused and defamed President Yoweri Museveni. Bad Black arrived at the CID headquarters in Kibuli at 9 am in the company …

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Dr. Stella Nyanzi appeals against her sacking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi has appealed to the Makerere University Staff Appeals  Tribunal protesting her sacking. The decision to sack Dr Nyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) was reached by the University Appointments Board at its 587th meeting held on …

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