Prof Mamdani retires from Makerere Institute of Social Research

Prof Mamdani retires from Makerere Institute of Social Research

Prof. Mahmood Mamdani has officially retired from Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR). Mamdani, a scholar with international acclaim was appointed as director in 2010 returning to Makerere University almost after 30 years after he left in 1993 for South Africa. Alongside Makerere, Mamdani has been (and continues to be) a professor of politics and […]

Stella Nyanzi Looses Baby to Cells

Stella Nyanzi Looses Baby to Cells

Dr Stella Nyanzi, the Makerere University research fellow has revealed that she had a miscarriage while in custody at the Luzira prison last week. Dr. Nyanzi, who appeared before court with a clean-shaved head and a cannula on her hand, told court High court judge, Lydia Mugambe that she was still weak following the misfortune and […]

Makerere University Academic Staff Association vows to fight law of terminating contracts of criminalized employees

Makerere University Academic Staff Association vows to fight law of terminating contracts of  criminalized employees

Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has put up a fight against the amended law that gives the university power to dismiss or terminate the contract of a university employee facing criminal offences. Through their Chairman Dr Deus Kamunyu, he described the act as unconstitutional and aimed at stifling on employee’s freedom of speech especiall […]

Makerere University Research Fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi Demands President Museveni in Court

Makerere University Research Fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi Demands President Museveni in Court

Dr Stella Nyanzi, who is the Makerere University research fellow has been remanded back to Luzira prison till November 22 for further case hearing. Nyanzi is facing charges of offensive communication and cyber harassment when he insulted President Museveni’s mother. While appearing at the Buganda Road Court on Friday, the Makerere University researcher denied the […]

Dr Stella Nyanzi Remanded to Luzira Prison for Insulting Museveni’s Mother

Dr Stella Nyanzi Remanded to Luzira Prison for Insulting Museveni’s Mother

Dr Stella Nyanzi has been remanded to to Luzira prison till November 9th 2018, the day for the hearing of her Cyber harassment case. The Makerere University researcher is charged of offences relating to cyber harassment and offensive communication. The researcher appeared before the Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Ester Nahiliya on Wednesday. The […]

Stella Nyanzi Arrested While Trying to Access her Office

Stella Nyanzi Arrested While Trying to Access her Office

News coming in indicate that Uganda feminist and Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi , has been arrested and whisked to Kireka Special Investigation Unit (SIU). Dr. Nyanzi allegedly tried to access her offices at the University which prompted the SIU to arrest her before ‘havoc’ could unfold. She had, earlier this week, promised to stage a […]

Makerere Issues New Summons to Stella Nyanzi for Insulting Janet Museveni

Makerere Issues New Summons to Stella Nyanzi for Insulting Janet Museveni

Makerere university researcher and women activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi has been re-summoned by the Makerere University Appointments Board on allegations of insulting First Lady Janet Museveni in 2017. The board accuses Nyanzi of commiting cyber crime by using her social media pages especially facebook to direct abusive words towards the first lady who also doubles as the Education minister. […]