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Mauritius: the Data Protection Authority publishes its 2022 annual report

Mauritius: the Data Protection Authority publishes its 2022 annual reportThe Data Protection Office (DPO), Mauritius’ data…

Kenya: towards regulated, ethical and sustainable digital health for Africa ? Lessons from « Digital Health Bill 2023 »

The Digital Health Act was passed by the Kenyan Parliament on 8 September 2023, following its…

Nigeria: compliance alert on the processing of personal data

Nigeria, like many African countries, has taken on board the major challenges of data governance. In…

DR-Congo: outlook for the Data Protection Authority 

Since 13 March 2023, the Democratic Republic of Congo (hereinafter DR-Congo) has introduced regulations in the…

Kenya: A look back at the ODPC consent guidelines

At the end of 2023, the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) adopted its guidelines…

Niger : control or awareness? The challenges of the HAPDP  

Against a backdrop of regulatory awareness-raising and dissemination, this article explores the early days of the…

Mauritius: the protection of personal data in the financial sector, the subject of a guide published by the Data Protection Office (DPO)

The financial sector deals massively with personal data, which is of a certain sensitivity for the…

Morocco : artificial intelligence and international cooperation

“If left unchecked, generative artificial intelligence (AI) and other AI technologies could seriously undermine privacy and…

The entry into force of the African Union Convention on Cybersecurity and Data Protection: what is its relevance nine years on?

The Malabo Convention on Cybersecurity and Data Protection (hereinafter “the Convention”) entered into force in June…

South African data protection authority fines Department of Justice around €250,000 for data breach

On 3 July 2023, the Personal Data Protection Authority of South Africa, hereinafter referred to as…