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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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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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