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 […]
March 29, 2021

Unwanted Witness publish a briefing for election observers on the importance of privacy and data protection in the election cycle.

The briefing provides a starting point for discussion on how privacy and data protection can be incorporated into election observation methodology and operationalised in the election observation process
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.
January 29, 2021

Digital Campaigns cast a shadow on the Privacy rights of Ugandans

As we commemorate International Data Privacy Day, the government of Uganda has to expedite the enactment of Data Protection and Privacy regulations for effective enforcement of the Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019
January 28, 2021

Privacy, data safety, and trust are eroding in Uganda as government censorship intensifies.

We join the rest of the world to commemorate international Data Privacy Day. The day aims at raising awareness about respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust.
September 24, 2020

Unwanted Witness calls for more civic education ahead of EC’s scientific campaigns

Unwanted Witness has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to double its efforts in civic education if they are to avoid challenges that may come as a result of poor data surveillance in the forthcoming general elections.
July 23, 2020

Risks to unregulated personal data use and what stakeholders must-do during the 2020/21 electoral process.

The upcoming 2021 general election raises concerns of electoral malpractices and uncertainty through the misuse and […]
June 9, 2020

Surveillance is Prejudicial to Uganda’s Democracy, says Unwanted Witness Report.

Kampala, 5th /06/2020; Unwanted Witness Uganda has today released the state of Digital rights report in […]
February 25, 2020

One Year On, What Has Uganda’s Data Protection Law Changed?

Today marks exactly one year since Uganda passed its data protection law, becoming the first East […]