A privacy pro's odyssey in Africa

(Sep 27, 2022) In 2017, I moved from Silicon Valley back to my home country of Kenya in East Africa. In 2018, I hosted  Read More

Nigeria ready to fast-track DPA bill

(Sep 27, 2022) Members of Nigeria's National Assembly indicated the country's draft bill establishing the Data Protection Commission will be passed into law within 30 days ... Read More

Tanzanian Parliament expected to receive Personal Information Protection Bill

(Sep 16, 2022) Tanzania’s Personal Information Protection Bill is expected to be read in Parliament for the first time by the end of September, according to Information, Co... Read More

Global News Roundup: Aug. 23-29, 2022

(Aug 29, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, India prepares a new data protection bill ahead of Parliament’s Budget Session in January. European Data Protectio... Read More

Roundup: India, Norway, US and more

(Aug 29, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, India prepares a new data protection bill for public consumption ahead of Parliament’s Budget Session in January. ... Read More

Potential Kenya-US trade deal could be favorable to Big Tech

(Aug 25, 2022) Kenya created a requirement for startups that process personal data to register with the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, PYMNTS.com reports. Whil... Read More

Nigeria's DPA seeks public input for National AI Policy

(Aug 15, 2022) Nigeria’s National Information Technology Development Agency issued a public call for input to shape the country’s first National Artificial Intelligence Pol... Read More

South African DPA launches enforcement committee

(Aug 4, 2022) The Information Regulator of South Africa announced initial appointments to its Enforcement Committee. Provided for under Section 50 of the Protection of Per... Read More

Kenya ODPC flags business sectors for required registration

(Aug 3, 2022) Kenya's Office of the Data Protection Commissioner warned businesses in 13 previously exempt sectors to comply with registration requirements under the Data ... Read More

Mauritius DPC visits Rwanda for data security collaboration talks

(Aug 2, 2022) Mauritius Data Protection Office Commissioner Drudeisha Madhub visited her counterpart in Rwanda to further collaboration between the two countries’ data pro... Read More