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BAIL: Dr Stella Nyanzi wanted in court today

The High Court in Kampala has ordered Luzira Prison authorities to produce Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi, accused of cyber harassment, for a review on her bail application. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda is set to preside over this matter. Deputy Registrar incharge of criminal matters Emmanuel Baguma issued the production warrant …

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Stella Nyanzi case moved to May 10

The cyber harassment case against Makerere researched Dr.Stella Nyanzi before Buganda Road Magistrates Court has been adjourned to May 10 to await the out come of a request she made in the High Court seeking a review of the no-bail-yet orders of trial magistrate James Eremye Mawanda. Chief Magistrate Eremye …

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BOOK REVIEW: Profanity in society

Book review: Title: In Praise of Profanity, pp270 Author: Michael Adams Publisher: Oxford University Press The recent haranguing of the First Lady Janet Museveni by the profanity prone professor Stella Nyanzi of Makerere University (formerly?) raises the question of why some people opt for obscenity in expression. It also raise …

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What Dr Stella Nyanzi told court

Prominent academic and activist Doctor Stella Nyanzi on Monday denied charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication that have been read out to her this afternoon. Her appeal for bail was not granted, as she was remanded to Luzira prison until April 25 for court to hear her response to the state …

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NO BAIL: State asks court to order mental check on Dr. Nyanzi

Court has declined to hear Dr.Stella Nyanzi’s bail application until after disposing the state’s application demanding a mental check of the academic. Dr. Nyanzi has been remanded to April 25. Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate James Eremye on Monday ruled that Dr.Nyanzi goes ahead to answer to the charges against …

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LIVE: Stella Nyanzi faces cyber harassment charge

Police have preferred cyber harassment and offensive communication charges against outspoken feminist, academic and Uganda government critic Dr Stella Nyanzi. Details of the case are being revealed right now at Buganda Road Court. She has been detained at Kira Police Station since Friday. (see related Uganda laws below) Earlier, opposition politician …

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Stella Nyanzi sparks new debate on freedom of speech

Makerere social researcher Stella Nyanzi has ignited debate on the limits of freedom of speech with her latest postings on Facebook, where she launched a scathing attack on First Lady and Minister of Education Janet Museveni. Nyanzi’s post, laced with obscenities attacked Janet over her directive to parents to stop …

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Reactions after Uganda arrests academic who criticised First Lady

Emilian Kayima: She kept posting issues, fighting battles on social media which we think does not serve her interests or ours. Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda has arrested a prominent academic for criticising the wife of President Yoweri Museveni on social media, police said Saturday. Stella Nyanzi criticised Janet Museveni, who …

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What happened before Stella Nyanzi was picked up?

  Outspoken feminist, academic and Uganda government critic Dr Stella Nyanzi had given a vibrant speech at Friday’s Kampala Metropolitan Rotary fellowship minutes before she was picked up by people said to be plain clothes security agents. Reports Saturday morning indicated she is in police custody and will be charged on …

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