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I Had a Miscarriage While in Prison – Stella Nyanzi

Fired Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi has said that she suffered a miscarriage while in detention in Luzira Prison. Dr. Nyanzi said this on Wednesday while appearing before High Court Justice Lydia Mugambe for the hearing of her case she filed against Makerere University for refusing to reinstate her on

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Amnesty International Wants ‘Absurd Charges’ Against Stella Nyanzi Dropped

International Human Rights organization Amnesty International has called on the Ugandan government to drop what they referred to as absurd charges against Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi. “Ugandan authorities must immediately drop charges against radical academic Stella Nyanzi and put a stop to the charade that has seen her spend

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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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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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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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DIGP Muzeeyi Finally Meets Stella Nyanzi, Women Protest Group

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) Brig. Muzeeyi Sabiiti on Friday hosted a group of women activists under their umbrella body, "Women Protest Working Group" The meeting that took place Police headquarters Naguru, was attended by senior officers from different police departments; Child and Family Protection, Political Commiserate, Counter Terrorism, Traffic,

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‘Insulting First Lady’: Stella Nyanzi Wins Makerere Suspension Case

Makerere University's Staff Appeals Tribunal has ordered the university to reinstate suspended researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi’s first appeal. The reinstatement is one of the 15 orders made by the tribunal in its ruling on Dr Nyanzi’s appeal. In March, The chairman of the Appointments Board of Makerere University ordered the suspension of

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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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Prosecutor Wants Stella Nyanzi Bail Cancelled Over ‘Demeaning’ Facebook Posts

Makerere University researcher Stella Nyanzi’s bail is on the line after state prosecution complained that she had flouted all the rules governing her temporary freedom from Luzira Prison. On Wednesday, state prosecutor Jonathan Muwaganya told Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court that Dr Nyanzi had flouted subjudice rules through her Facebook posts. Nyanzi

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