Suspended Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi’s actions of nudity were of gross misconduct and should be subjected to disciplinary action.

This is according to the disciplinary committee by Makerere University Appointments Board to investigate the circumstances under which Dr Stella Nyanzi a mother of twins stripped naked.

On April 18, Dr Nyanzi, a research fellow at MISR  stripped in protest of being locked out of her office by her boss Prof. Mahmood Mamdani who accused her of refusing to teach MISR’s doctor of philosophy (PHD) students.

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“Those University officials who failed to take action in this matter, (we) shall take action on them,”  Bruce Kabaasa Chairman Makerere University appointments Board said while presenting their findings on Monday afternoon.

“There was no evidence that these matters were discussed in any Management meeting from January to April when the disagreement went out of hand,” he added.

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Professor Mamdani’s act to request Stella Nyanzi to teach was proper and in line with her terms of employment as mentioned in the report.

The Vice Chacellor Sentamu Ddumba a relative to Ms. Stella Nyanzi was taking a back seat in matters relating to staff performance and academic affairs yet he is responsible for them part of the report also revealed.


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