March 4, 2024

Over 80% of African countries have adopted Data Protection laws but compliance is still low.

To date 36 African countries have adopted Data Protection laws and institutional frameworks, signaling positive efforts […]
January 22, 2024

Press Release: Revealing Privacy Gaps: Unwanted Witness Exposes Transparency Crisis, Explores Regulators’ Role in Latest Scorecard

The report is a precursor to the world International Data Privacy Day celebrated every January 28. This year’s International Data Privacy Day is themed "Take Control of Your Privacy.”
August 15, 2023

The Essential Role of Cost-Free Access to Personal Data in the Digital Age

As we navigate the intricacies of a data-driven world, upholding cost-free access is not only a legal and ethical obligation but a demonstration of respect for the right to privacy, and the principles that underpin a just and equitable digital society.
July 21, 2023

USE investor data was exposed to hackers, investigation finds

An investigations has indicated that unauthorised people accessed personal data of thousands of investors at the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE)
June 16, 2023

Unwanted Witness ICT Webinar Sheds Light on Uganda’s Digital Divide and the Need for Greater ICT Investment and Digital Rights Safeguards

The webinar provided a platform for candid discussions on the current state of Uganda's ICT sector, budget allocations, and their influence on the enjoyment of digital rights.
May 17, 2023
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West African Privacy Engagement 2023: Fostering Corporate Accountability through Civil Society

Organized under the theme "Corporate Responsibility and Privacy Protection: The Role Of Civil Society In Fostering Corporate Accountability in West Africa," this event aims to explore strategies for strengthening privacy rights and encouraging corporate responsibility
April 11, 2023

The Fight for Privacy Rights: A Moot Court Competition

The upcoming Unwanted Witness Privacy Moot Court Competition is set to bring together law students around the country to argue and address contemporary issues related to privacy and personal data protection.
April 11, 2023

Unprecedented Response: Registration for Unwanted Witness Privacy Moot Competition Closes with Record Number of Participants

The Unwanted Witness Privacy Moot Competition has closed its registration for the 2023 edition, and the response has been nothing short of impressive.
April 4, 2023

The Data Protection Office of Mauritius to host the 5th Edition of the Privacy Symposium Africa

Unwanted Witness together with the Data Protection Office of Mauritius virtually launched the roadmap to the fifth edition of the Privacy Symposium Africa.