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Court to decide Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s fate

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The cyber harassment case in which Makerere University Senior Researcher Dr.Stella Nyanzi, is accused of offensive communication against the person of the President has been adjourned to March 07, 2018. Buganda Road court Chief Magistrate James Eremye Mawanda will then make a ruling on …

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Uganda: Why Stella Nyanzi’s radical rudeness scares the government

Uganda: Why Stella Nyanzi’s radical rudeness scares the government Wade McMullen & Rebecca Sheff | AFRICAN ARGUMENTS | Stella Nyanzi elevates provocative activism into art. Frustrated with governance issues in Uganda last year, the human rights defender and academic dared to call President Yoweri Museveni a “pair of buttocks” on Facebook. Ugandan authorities arrested her, …

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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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VIDEO: Dr. Nyanzi’s mental examination stayed

VIDEO: Dr. Nyanzi’s mental examination stayed Buganda Road Court has halted proceedings in which the state sought to have Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s mental status examined, pending determination of a constitutional court petition. Dr Nyanzi’s lawyers petitioned court challenging the constitutionality of various sections of the Mental Treatment Act. The court …

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Stella Nyanzi bail intact, mental test plea delayed

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Buganda Road Court has halted government’s request to ascertain the mental status of Senior Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi. This, court said, will stay pending disposal of her petition challenging the Mental Treatment Act of 1938. Chief Magistrate James Eremye Mawanda ruled that he could not …

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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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Dr Stella Nyanzi granted bail

Makerere University Researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been granted bail by Buganda Road Court Chief magistrate James Mawanda Ereemye. Dr.Nyanzi arrived at the court Wednesday morning looking in poor health, and was helped to walk by prisons officers. Her lawyers say she had a bout of malaria. After listening to arguments by both sides (details …

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LIVE: Dr Stella Nyanzi granted bail

Makerere University Researcher and social activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been granted bail. A visibly ill looking Dr Stella was earlier brought to Buganda Road Court for a hearing in which her lawyers responded to the state’s application to inquire into her mental status, and applied for bail. Nyanzi  was arrested on …

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Dr Nyanzi mental status hearing expected to continue today

War of words between government and American ambassador  on Nyanzi case Makerere University Researcher and social activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi is expected at Buganda Road Court today May 10 for a hearing in which her lawyers will respond to the state’s application to inquire into her mental status. Dr Nyanzi is expected to appear …

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