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.
February 5, 2021

News Brief: High Court in Uganda sets hearing date for internet shutdown lawsuit

In a petition filed on February 12, 2021, the Unwanted Witness wants the court to among other orders, restrain the government of Uganda and internet service providers from future arbitrary and unjustified internet shutdowns
September 30, 2020

Activists Want Court to Prevail over UCC as Deadline to Register Online Broadcasters Nears

On September 7, 2020, UCC issued a notice reminding all online data communication and broadcast service providers to apply for authorization or risk being blocked by internet service providers by October 5, 2020.
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.
July 28, 2020

Collection of personally identifiable data threatens National security and human rights: Warns Unwanted Witness

Kampala, 28th/07/2020; Unwanted Witness Uganda is deeply concerned about the likely harmful effects of the presidential […]
July 9, 2020

COVID 19 & Elections: Digital Political Campaigns Exclude handicapped Electorates in Uganda

By Muyomba Lawrence In the wake to control the spread of COVID-19, the Electoral Commission (EC) […]
April 6, 2020

COVID-19: Uganda Internet Service Providers join the battle, but key concerns remain

By Lawrence Muyomba At least by April 2, 180 countries globally have confirmed cases of the […]
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 […]