Massive firing of Makerere University staff over sexual harassment cases

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Its crazy  criminal activities reported on our television these days.Just like Kenya has been nailing big officials misbehaving in their seats with public assets, Uganda is handling an academic institution with a high number of indisciplined highly respected officials.

Ugandan activist and research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi has been fired from Makerere University in a massive ‘staff reshuffle’ that saw 45 senior academic staff shown the door.

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Prof Barnabas Nawangwe

According to the vice chancellor of university Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the majority of the staff fired absconded duty for over five years and others were involved in sexual harassment cases.

Dr Nyanzi, who is on remand at Luzira Prison, is facing charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication against President Yoweri Museveni.

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Stella Nyanzi

She was on December 19 further remanded and is likely to spend Christmas in police custody after she objected to the charges of alleged cyber on grounds that they are defective and cannot stand.

Dr Swizen Kyomuhendo, a lecturer in School of Social Sciences, was also been dismissed.

Dr Kyomuhendo got in trouble after a story run on local TV early this year implicating him for trying to sleep with his student in exchange for marks.

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