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Stella Nyanzi Sent to Luzira Prison for Abusing Museveni’s Late Mother

A Grade one Magistrate has remanded Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi for abusing President Yoweri Museveni’s late mother Esteeri Kokundeka. Dr Nyanzi appeared before Buganda Road magistrate Esther Nahilya on Wednesday, almost a week since she was arrested at Makerere University in Kampala. Nyanzi had been held at Kiira Road

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Dr Stella Nyanzi. Courtesy Photo

Abusing Museveni’s Mother: Bobi Wine, Activists Demand Stella Nyanzi’s Immediate Release

 Singer Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has called for the release of controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi. Nyanzi is a member of People Power, a loose movement led by Bobi Wine, also the Kyadondo East MP. Nyanzi is being accused of insulting President Yoweri Museveni and Esiteeri Kokundeka, his late

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Janet Museveni and Stella Nyanzi

Makerere Issues Fresh Summons to Stella Nyanzi for Insulting First Lady Janet Museveni

The Makerere University Appointments Board has issued fresh summons for controversial lecturer Dr Stella Nyanzi for insulting first lady Janet Museveni. According to summons sent to Nyanzi on October 18, the lecturer and researcher faces charges of  using abusive and insulting language on her Facebook account against Mrs Museveni, also the

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Stella Nyanzi: I have Given Up on Sanitary Pads Campaign, I Don’t Care Anymore

Controversial Makerere University researcher and activist Dr Stella Nyanzi has spoken out on her recent silence. Dr Stella Nyanzi, who spent 33 days at Luzira Prison over offensive communication and cyber harassment charges, said she stopped caring. Dr Nyanzi first made headlines when she stripped naked in protest of her ‘unfair dismissal’

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Court Halts Government’s Plea to Check Stella Nyanzi’s Mental Status

Buganda Road Court has today morning (Tuesday, June 20th) halted government’s plea to check Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s mental status. Court says this will stay pending disposal of Nyanzi’s petition challenging the Mental Treatment Act of 1938. Buganda Road Chief Magistrate James Eremye Mawanda while giving his ruling noted that

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Uganda Prisons Defend Stella Nyanzi Health Checkups

Uganda Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine has confirmed that detained Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi has undergone a medical checkup. When she appeared before Buganda Road Court on Monday where she pleaded not guilty to cyber harassment and offensive communication, prosecution asked that Dr Nyanzi undergoes health checkups to ascertain

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STELLA NYANZI CASE: Amnesty International Tells Uganda to Immediately Revoke Computer Misuse Act

Hours after Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi was charged with cyber harassment and offensive communication, Amnesty International told the east African country to “immediately revoke” the Computer Misuse Act. Dr Nyanzi’s was Monday charged with offensive communication and cyber harassment relating to her  Facebook posts in which she reportedly

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Kayihura: Keep First Lady Out of Stella Nyanzi Issues

Police Chief Kale Kayihura has told journalists that first lady Janet Museveni should be left out the issues concerning controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi who is currently on remand at Luzira Prison and faces cyber harassment and offensive communication charges. Gen Kayihura said that the order to arrest Nyanzi

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Amnesty International: Stella Nyanzi Prosecution is Pointless, Politically-Motivated

Amnesty International has spoken out on the arrest and prosecution of Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi, terming it “pointless”. On Monday, Dr Nyanzi was charged with offensive communication and cyber harassment relating to her  Facebook posts in which she reportedly referred to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni as a "pair of

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Stella Nyanzi Charged with Calling President Museveni “a Pair of Buttocks”

Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi was today arraigned before Buganda Road Court in Kampala, days after she was arrested last Friday. Dr Nyanzi was brought from Kira Divisional Police Headquarters to Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court amidst tight security. According to the charge sheet, she has been charged with two counts:

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