This report, published in the British Journal of Educational Technology, provides an overview of privacy regulations in 32 African countries and scholarly papers to outline legal and privacy obligations for the use of learning analytics technologies developed outside of Africa by African educational organizations and governments.
Data privacy on the African continent: Opportunities, challenges and implications for learning analytics
Tags: Africa, Privacy Law, Privacy Research
CDPO, CDPO/BR, CDPO/FR, CIPM, CIPP/A, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPT, LGPD
Here, you can find the IAPP’s collection of coverage, analysis and resources related to privacy and data protection in Africa....
Surveillance Law in Africa: A review of Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Sudan
A team of researchers from the Institute of Development Studies and the African Digital Rights Network examined privacy laws and surveillance in Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Sudan, and found six factors eroding citizens' privacy, including unclear privacy laws, a lack of accounta...
State of Internet Freedom in Africa
This annual report, published by CIPESA, analyzes the state of privacy and personal data protection in Africa, and addresses developments and events in the privacy industry and their impacts throughout the continent. Click To View (PDF) ...
The COVID-19 Pandemic and Africa's Digital Health Care System
This article from the African Academic Network on Internet Policy analyzes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the digitization of the African health care system, the challenges and privacy issues coupled with this push and recommendations to address these issues in the future....