January 20, 2021

Uganda 2021 General Elections: Internet shutdown and it’s Ripple Effects

If Internet shutdowns are used as a blunt-force means of blocking access locally to a specific service or application, access to other unrelated services may also be impacted as collateral damage.
January 13, 2021

Blocking social media is a direct attack on democracy in Uganda, says Unwanted Witness Uganda.

When a country like Uganda is aiming at becoming a middle income economy and wants to anchor the growth on its information and communication sector, Internet shutdowns send all the wrong signals to investors and consumers.
June 20, 2017

Unwanted Witness and 22 international organisations petition Mali Presidency over internet shutdown.

Kampala, 20th/06/2017; the Unwanted Witness Uganda together with 22 International Organisations have delivered a joint open […]
May 13, 2016

Uganda has launched a total social media blackout: Ugandans on VPN

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni was sworn in today (May 12) for his fifth term amid military […]