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.
September 16, 2020

Uganda’s National ID system; an access hindrance to the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE).

In June 2010, cabinet approved Expansion of the Social Protection Programme with one of its aims of reducing vulnerability and poverty among the elderly (65+ and 60 years for Karamoja) through the Senior Citizens Grant which provides direct income support of $6.9 (25,000) shillings per month disbursed bi-monthly $13.8 (Ugx. 50,000) to the elderly persons as an enabler to enjoy dignified and respectful lives addressing particular vulnerabilities within their social, political and economic spheres.
March 3, 2020

Speaker Kadaga Commends Unwanted Witness Over The National Id Research

By Florence Nabukeera On 2nd March 2020, a six-member delegation from Unwanted Witness constituting two aggrieved […]
February 3, 2020

Uganda’s ID system breeding Automated Exclusion

From the right; Hon. Meddie Mulumba, Dorothy Mukasa, Bob Kirenga Gilbert Kadilo and Lawrence Muyomba during […]
August 1, 2019

Open Letter to the Speaker of Parliament of the Republic of Uganda

Rt Hon. Speaker, Unwanted Witness Uganda is a non-partisan and non-profit Organization working towards the intersect […]
July 29, 2019

Discriminated by the Digital Identity Ecosystem.

The 23-year-old Janet is a mother of two children and operates a mobile phone shop in […]