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I had a miscarriage while in prison - Stella Nyanzi

Dr Stella Nyanzi asked for an adjournment

Dr Stella Nyanzi asked for an adjournment

Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi has asked for an adjournment of the hearing of her case in which she sued Makerere University for failing to reinstate her. 

High court judge, Lydia Mugambe was scheduled to start hearing the application filed by Dr Nyanzi through her lawyer Isaac Semakadde in November last year.

Nyanzi accuses Makerere University of disregarding orders by staff appeals tribunal to reinstate her as Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) research fellow. Nyanzi who is still on remand at Luzira prison for attacking President Yoweri Museveni and his late mother in a poem, was indefinitely suspended for allegedly insulting the First Lady, also Education minister Janet Museveni.

The staff appeals tribunal chaired by George Omunyokol ruled against Dr Nyanzi's suspension in 2016, saying it was illegal. It ordered her reinstatement and payment of her emoluments - all ignored by the university, prompting Nyanzi to run to court. 

The matter came up for hearing today, but Nyanzi informed justice Mugambe that she couldn't proceed because she was unwell following a miscarriage that she had in Luzira prison last week. 

Dr Nyanzi had a cannula on one of her hands and didn't have her trademark dreads. Her lawyer Semakadde also asked for adjournment, saying he also wanted to get some records pertaining Nyanzi's employment details at Makerere University.
 
He explained that the records that show the process of Nyanzi's employment and minutes of the meeting leading to her suspension are in soft copies with his client. Semakadde noted that the university had concealed the documents alleging that Nyanzi was invited to one of the meetings with the appointments board to discuss her issues, but was non-responsive.

Semakadde told court that Nyanzi attended the meeting and 'blasted' the members for failing to understand how she was employed at Makerere University.

The university, which was represented by Esther Kalinga didn't raise any objection to the adjournment. Although Semakadde asked for a week-long adjournment, Kalinga said she needed more time arguing that she is new in the case and needs time to read the file.
 
Kalinga argued that Hudson Musoke who was representing Makerere University in the case was unwell. Justice Mugambe told Makerere to always implement court orders. Mugambe said that the university shouldn't be put in a mess because of intrigue. Nyanzi will now return on February 13 for hearing of her case. 

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0 #1 Mama Mia 2019-01-09 18:58
Condolences to the would be the father Mbwesigye.
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0 #2 Akot 2019-01-09 20:41
Why are Ugandans watching-helping Museveni eliminate them 1 by 1, even before born?

Is it not time our people take action instead of letting Museveni rule them for yet another +30 years?

Rwandese-refugees in Uganda must really be laughing at Ugandans!

We were more 1 people during Amin as he used sudanese to harass-arrest-kill us, but Museveni uses us to do so to ourselves!!!

How will Ugandans get rid of the demon as it's them keeping him in power at all cost: tax money in time & in peace, fake elections, fake parliament, constitution taillored by the demon, court goes ahead handling fake cases while prison keeps any one who stands up out of circulation...?

It's not rwandese doing the dirty job against Ugandans for Museveni, right?
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-1 #3 rubangakene 2019-01-09 23:57
How this woman wormed her way into Makerere University tells us a lot about the declining state of Africa's once most famous higher education institution.

I see now that it has embarked on a "weeding process" to rid the University of dubious lecturers and impostors. keep up the good work and bring this University to its past glory and more!
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0 #4 Lakwena 2019-01-10 07:58
In other words, A surprise and sympathy!

It is like the mystery story in the Observer (9th Jan 2019), whereby a 22-year old woman who is in comatose in a medical facility in Phoenix, Arizona, USA for the last 10 years, gave birth to a bouncing baby boy.

Whoever pervert impregnated the vegetative patient is the mystery of the year 2019.
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-1 #5 Wanainchi 2019-01-10 09:25
So Stella is a whore having sex with other inmates while in prison. Disaster of that bitch.
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0 #6 J. Wariakoli 2019-01-10 11:30
My heartfelt condolences dear Stella! It is a great pity that, in your greatest time of need, Ugandans feel absolutely no sympathy for you.

Not even followers of our Lord Jesus Christ! Is it because of the 'language' you used? WHAT A COUNTRY!!!!
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