Stella Nyanzi, a controversial Ugandan
academic and human right activist w
week charged with ‘cyber harassment’ for
referring to the President of Uganda,
Yoweri Museveni, as ‘a pair of buttocks’ in
a Facebook post.
It was alleged that her comments
contravened the 2011 Computer Misuse Act
and that she engaged in ‘cyber harassment’
and ‘offensive communication’.
Nyanzi who is a big critic of the present
administration has always criticized the
president for poorly running the country.
Before insulting the President, she had
initially dragged out his wife, Janet
Museveni calling her ’empty brained’ on
Ms Nyanzi, a mother of three, who describes
herself as a ‘medical anthropologist’ pleaded
not guilty to the charges and was remanded
in custody until 25 April.