Stella Nyanzi

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A man reads the Sunday Vision newspaper whose front page shows a portrait of Uganda’s re-elected president, Yoweri Museveni. Photograph:  Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images

Access to social media has been reinstated in Uganda, nearly one month after it was first cut off, though Facebook remains blocked. “We apologise for(...)

In this January 15th, 2021 photograph, Uganda’s leading opposition challenger, Bobi Wine, walks back to his residence after giving a press conference outside Kampala, Uganda. Photograph: Jerome Delay/ AP

A Ugandan high court ruled on Monday that opposition leader and former presidential candidate Bobi Wine should be released from house arrest. If they(...)

Stella Nyanzi: poet organised a protest for more food distribution to people financially struggling in the nationwide lockdown to curb coronavirus. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni/AFP

Activist and poet Stella Nyanzi was hauled away by police after leading a protest decrying Uganda’s “hunger pandemic” on Monday, as poor citizens acro(...)

The Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. Photograph: Reuters/Abubaker Lubowa

A supporter of Ugandan opposition politician and popular musician Bobi Wine died on Tuesday after being shot in the head, according to witnesses – the(...)

Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi speaks  outside the court in Kampala on Thursday after a judge overturned her conviction for cyber harassment of president Yoweri Museveni. Photograph: Sumy Sadurni/AFP via Getty Images

Tedious legal proceedings escalated into police firing live ammunition when Ugandan academic, feminist and poet Stella Nyanzi was cleared of cyberbull(...)

Ugandan  academic Stella Nyanzi smiles as she appears at Buganda Road court charged with cybercrimes after she posted profanity-filled denunciations of president Yowewri Museveni on Facebook, in Kampala, Uganda, on  April 25th. Photograph: James Akena/Reuters

A Ugandan academic was released on bail on Wednesday after spending more than a month in jail on charges related to posts she made on Facebook critici(...)