More than 15 million Ugandans could be excluded from gaining access to essential public services and entitlements because they do not have national digital identity cards.
An annual magazine featuring personal stories from the LGBTQI+ community is put on hold as management figure out how to keep sources safe.
Uganda looks at how to navigate technology’s potential to enhance health outcomes, while ensuring patient data confidentiality and integrity.
The proposed amendments to Uganda’s tax law targeting the digital sector, will further burden already distressed consumers.
Uganda’s parliament passes controversial law that will make it illegal to promote homosexuality, or even identify as gay. The bill also outlaws the “promotion of homosexuality,” effectively instituting a system of complete censorship on LGBT issues.
The risk for Uganda’s LGBTQI+ community escalates, following months of aggressive rhetoric against sexual and gender minorities resulting in the proposal of a new and more punitive law.
Uganda digital rights group HER Internet convened an interactive dialogue for women to share their personal experiences and to look into mitigation strategies against online attacks and gendered misinformation.
Uganda’s Constitutional Court outlaws Section 25 of Uganda’s controversial Computer Misuse Act for its violation of civil liberties and contravention of constitutional guarantees.
General Muhoozi Kainerugaba accuses journalists from Ugandan publication ‘Daily Monitor’ of being “terrorists”, and threatens to deal with them in vituperative tweets, which are later deleted.
Submissions on the implications on freedom of expression and privacy fell on deaf ears, as Uganda’s parliament passes what CIPESA describes as a regressive law on the misuse of social media and hate speech.
The multiple taxes, including those on the import of handsets and ICT equipment, as well as the use of digital services and data, hampers Ugandans from enjoying the full benefits of their online rights.
‘Alternative Digitalk TV’ executive director Norman Tumuhimbise and TV host Faridah Bikobere were released on bail, after being charged with offensive communication and cyberstalking.
Two Ugandan media outlets were raided on the same day, while several journalists were arrested and computers and equipment seized.