The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms Coalition published a comprehensive report examining the state of data protection in eight African countries. The countries surveyed were Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda. Four of those nations have privacy legislation, but Research Coordinator Alan Finlay said laws alone were "not necessarily a strong indicator of whether a country is committed to privacy rights, or of the efficacy of a country’s legislative environment in ensuring the right to privacy and data protection."
Privacy and personal data protection in Africa: A rights-based survey of legislation in eight countries
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Web Conference: Keeping Up and Staying Ahead of the Global Privacy Landscape
Original broadcast date: July 22, 2020 This presentation seeks to provide a global overview of the latest regulatory developments and upcoming data protection legislation, as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation–centric approach of many new data protection laws. The virtual discussion ...
Personal Data Protection Guidelines for Africa
This report, jointly published by the African Academic Network on Internet Policy and the Commission of the African Union, outlines the importance of ensuring trust in online services in order to sustain a productive and beneficial digital economy. Click To View (PDF) ...
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) ...