Stella Nyanzi expected back in court today

By Ruth Anderah

Makerere University Researcher Dr.Stella Nyanzi is today expected to appear before Buganda Road Court for mention of the cases against related to offensive facebook posts she made about president Museveni and the First Lady.

Dr. Nyanzi has been on remand at Luzira prison since April 13th 2017.

She faces two counts of Cyber Harassment and Offensive Communication contrary to the Computer Misuse Act 2011.

Prosecution states that on January 28th, 2017 while in Kampala, Dr. Nyanzi used a computer to post on her Facbook page to publish information referring to His Excellence Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as among others a pair of buttocks which suggestion/ proposal is obscene or indecent.
Prosecution further states that Dr. Nyanzi between January and March 2017 willfully and repeatedly used electronic communication to post messages offensive in nature via Facebook, to disturb the peace of his Excellency the president of Uganda.