November 17, 2021

Disparity in the data collection policies of some pan-African firms in Uganda raises privacy concerns

Image by Mr_Achraf taken on August 17, 2021. Free to use, no attribution required (CC0) By Nwachukwu Egbunike […]
November 17, 2021

Malabo Convention: African Data Regulators call for Action

By UW Team At the 3rd Data Privacy Symposium Africa, 2021 held in Kampala, one of the key takeaways […]
September 30, 2021

Unwanted Witness Launches an Internet Disruption Notification Tool for the Visually Impaired.

Kampala, 30th / 09/ 2021; Unwanted Witness has launched the Network Disruption Audio Notifier (NetDAN) tool for visually […]
July 6, 2021

Unwanted Witness Announces a New Partner – Omidyar Network

We are extremely thrilled to announce our new partnership with Omidyar Network. Omidyar Network is a […]
June 8, 2021

‘Chased Away and Left to Die’: New human rights report finds that Uganda’s national digital ID system leads to mass exclusion

Uganda’s national digital ID system, a government showpiece that is of major importance for how individuals in Uganda access their social rights, leads to mass exclusion.
May 6, 2021

Ugandan Regulators must enforce compliance with the DPPA 2019

By Zaidah Ramathan, Unwanted Witness. May 6, 2021: Ugandan Data regulators urged to enforce compliance with […]
April 16, 2021

Online Spying Threatening Users

The continued arrests and harassment of Ugandans over comments made on the different social media platforms is increasingly worrying the people of Masaka
April 15, 2021

How Personal is your Personal Data?

The Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019 requires that company’s and organizations whose existence depend on people’s personal data should zealously protect such data in a bid to avoid misuse by third parties.
February 11, 2021

Privacy wins as Uganda’s data regulator finds data controller unlawfully disclosed data to third-party

NITA-U investigation found that SafeBoda’s Data Privacy Policy and Data Protection Policy versions of 2017 and 2019 respectively, were not transparent and failed to provide information on third-party recipients of users’ personal data.