June 10, 2024

Press Release: Unwanted Witness Calls for Reform to Champion an Inclusive, Trustworthy, and Accountable National ID System in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda – June 10, 2024 – Unwanted Witness has released a comprehensive position paper titled […]
March 6, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Unwanted Witness Joins Inaugural Cohort of the Spyware Accountability Initiative

Unwanted Witness announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the Spyware Accountability Initiative, whose mission is to grow a global field of civil society organizations who are advancing threat research, advocacy and accountability to address the use and trade of spyware.
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.”
June 16, 2023

Press Release: Unwanted Witness Organizes West African Privacy Regional Engagement to Spotlight Corporate Responsibility and Civil Society’s Role in Fostering Accountability

Unwanted Witness has organized the West African Privacy Regional Engagement as part of the events that lead to the Privacy Symposium Africa 2023.
June 13, 2023

Press Release: Unwanted Witness Webinar Explores Investment in ICT as Catalyst for Digital Rights in Uganda

Unwanted Witness has organized a webinar titled “Investment in ICT as an Engine for the Enjoyment of Digital Rights in Uganda”
March 2, 2023

Unwanted Witness and Public Interest Law Clinic, Makerere University-Kampala (PILAC) champion privacy rights among young lawyers in Uganda

Unwanted Witness and the Public Interest Law Clinic, Makerere University-Kampala (PILAC) are thrilled to announce the launch of the second edition of the Unwanted Witness Privacy Moot Court Competition.
November 4, 2022

Privacy Scorecard Report: An Accountability Tool in a Digitised East Africa.

NAIROBI 4th November 2022; Today on the grand finale of the Privacy Symposium Africa happening at […]
November 2, 2022

Privacy Symposium Africa: The Continent’s Fastest-Growing Privacy and Data Protection Platform

Bringing together different actors including data protection and privacy regulators will help to shape the best policies in Africa.
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