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Data protection officers untrained, lack relevant knowledge: NITA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Information and Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) has revealed that over 90 percent of data protection officers (DPOs) in different entities don’t have any specialized knowledge in data protection and management. The stunning revelation was made at the second data protection and privacy conference …

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NITA-U to prosecute media, data users for violating privacy laws

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Media houses, online shops, and other organizations face sanctions by the Ministry of ICT through the National Information Technology Authority, for misusing or mishandling people’s private data. This comes as the government finalizes the operationalization of the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019, with the opening …

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Enforcement of data protection law takes shape

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The enforcement of the Data Protection and Privacy law is now taking shape following the creation of the Personal Data Protection Office, at the National Information Technology Authority. The development comes months after the approval of the Data Protection and Privacy Regulations. The regulations were …

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