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.
The COVID-19 Pandemic and Africa's Digital Health Care System
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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) ...
IBA African Data Protection Guide for Lawyers in Africa
The International Bar Association's African Regional Forum published a guide to data protection and privacy laws for legal professionals across African nations....
Privacy and personal data protection in Africa: A rights-based survey of legislation in eight countries
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 pri...