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Uganda court refuses bail for jailed activist

Stella Nyanzi, a Ugandan activist and academic, has been sent back to a maximum security prison after her lawyers failed to secure her bail.

by Malcolm Webb

Stella Nyanzi, a Ugandan activist and academic, has been sent back to a maximum security prison after her lawyers failed to secure her bail.

Nyanzi has been imprisoned and charged with "cyber harassment" for online posts referring to Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni.

Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from the capital, Kampala.


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