Muwema v Facebook case summary

Muwema v Facebook case summary

Q: The case of Muwema v Facebook has been described as a landmark case in ICT law. Explain the significance of this case with reference …

 

Cybercrimes under the Ugandan Computer Misuse Act of 2011

Cybercrimes under the Ugandan Computer Misuse Act of 2011

Under the Ugandan Computer Misuse Act of 2011 Unauthorised access. (1) A person who intentionally accesses or intercepts any program or data without authority or permission to do …

 

ICT law in Uganda

ICT law in Uganda

In Uganda, the use of ICT is regulated through various legislation, including: The Uganda Communications Act, 2013 (Cap 106, the laws of Uganda) The Computer Misuse Act, …

 

Is Dominic Ongwen’s trial on the forefront of Ugandan’s minds?

Is Dominic Ongwen’s trial on the forefront of Ugandan’s minds?

Given that it is the first public trial for crimes committed in the two-decade war between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and Ugandan army, the …

 

Looking beyond Dominic Ongwen’s trial at the ICC

Looking beyond Dominic Ongwen’s trial at the ICC

The ongoing trial of Dominic Ongwen at the International Criminal Court is an important step in the accountability process for the war in northern Uganda. …

 

Making peacebuilding evaluation accessible

Making peacebuilding evaluation accessible

“What does peace look like around the world?” That’s a simple question that can be answered in a couple of ways. And it was one of many …

 

“Peace” is complex and personal for people in northern Uganda

“Peace” is complex and personal for people in northern Uganda

“Peace as I know is living free from any obstacles stopping you from performing what is required for your life. Then I have a question: …

 

On Uganda’s social media blockade…

On Uganda’s social media blockade…

This past week, Uganda’s election process has been awash with (among other things) news reports of users of Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp and Mobile Money being blocked from …

 

Pulling out of the ICC would leave victims of war without redress

Pulling out of the ICC would leave victims of war without redress

When presidential candidates Abed Bwanika and Yoweri Museveni said Uganda should pull out of the International Criminal Court the audience in the hotel conference hall …

 

How to say Joseph Kony’s name

How to say Joseph Kony’s name

Between 21 and 27 January, far away from the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the small town of Gulu in the northern region of …