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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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Museveni reiterates support to Nawangwe in Mak impasse

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his support to Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe in a battle that pits him against striking lecturers. This is the second time that the president is commenting on Makerere stalemate. While presiding over the institution’s graduation ceremony …

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Dr. Stella Nyanzi asks court to acquit her

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Dr. Stella Nyanzi has asked Buganda Road Court to acquit her unconditionally arguing that prosecution has failed to lay down precisely the offenses against her. Nyanzi made the plea through her lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde while filing her rejoinder to the submissions of the prosecution. The …

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DPP asked to respond to Dr. Stella Nyanzi pending criminal charges

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Buganda Road Court has given the State Attorney prosecuting  Makerere University Senior Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi one  month to consult the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) on when trial in this case should start. This follows a demand by defence lawyer Peter Walubiri on Friday, …

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Dr Stella Nyanzi bail extended to June 7

Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi has asked Buganda Road Court Chief magistrate James Ereemye to halt proceedings in her criminal case until the Constitutional Court pronounces itself on a petition she filed challenging the Mental Treatment Act. Through reknown lawyer Peter Walubiri, Nyanzi  wants her case of cyber harrassment …

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Stella Nyanzi finally charged at Buganda Road Court

A Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi is right now appearing before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate  James Eremye to answer offenses relating to computer misuse. Nyanzi, 42, a resident of Kyanja in Kisasi Kawempe division is facing two counts – cyber harassment and offensive communication. Prosecution States that between …

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What charges will Police prefer against Dr Stella Nyanzi?

Outspoken feminist, academic and Uganda government critic Dr Stella Nyanzi is expected to be brought before court today to face various charges. Police spokesman Emilian Kayima confirmed Nyanzi was taken into custody by them on Friday and would appear in court Monday in Kampala on charges of cyber harassment and …

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