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Understanding Traction for Startups

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

An idea remains an “idea” until transformed into a product or something tangible. These were the words of an Intellectual Property lecturer to his class years ago, and it holds true today.

Startup Laws in Africa: Highlights and Comparison

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

In April 2018, Tunisia became the first African country to pass a Startup Act which officially began to take effect in October 2018.

Propelling Arica's Economy: The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

 Artificial Intelligence (AI), a term often connected with robotics, cloud computing, data analytics and so on, has been considered by many to be a driving force behind the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)

Senegalese Deliberation on Geolocation Service

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

The Senegalese Data Protection Commission (CDP) recently issued the regulation on the operation of vehicle geolocation systems that result in the processing of personal data. 

Report: Highlight of Data Protection In Africa 2020

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

The year was another remarkable one for data protection in the continent. The milestones range from new legislation, proposed bills to actions from data protection authorities. 

Morocco’s CNPD releases Guidance on Data Protection Impact Assessment

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

Morocco’s Data Protection Authority, the National Commission for the Protection of Personal Data (CNPD) has released its deliberation on Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA).

The WhatsApp Privacy Policy Update 2021: Unpacking the chaff and what it means for Non-EU Users

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

On 4th of January, 2021, WhatsApp published its new terms of service (terms) and privacy policies (notice) for its users with the option to either accept or defer until the 8th of February, 2021. While the decision has now been…

2020: A Year in Cybersecurity, Lessons and Plans for 2021

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

2020! There have been various recounts of 2020: tales of events that unfolded – the good, but mostly the bad and the very ugly. “Ugly” is too limited a term to describe some of the events which have remained with us as you read this in 2021, or maybe until 2022 

Dark Design : The Art of Deception by Design

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

As more and more products are accessible online, the design of these online services is important to ensure the usability and optimization of the product.

 

 

Review of National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy.

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

The National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy was developed as part of a plan to implement the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy to set in motion the strategy for achieving a digital Nigeria.

SUMMARY AND REVIEW OF THE SENEGALESE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION COMMISSION (CDP) FINAL 2020 QUARTERLY REPORT

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

The Senegalese Personal Data Protection Commission (CDP) has released its fourth and final quarterly report for 2020. 

Review of the Kenyan ICT Practitioners Bill

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

In 2016, the first proposed ICT Practitioners Bill was introduced by Hon. Aden Duale to the Kenyan National Assembly, it was however rejected on grounds of repetitiveness.

Intellectual Property Forecast for 2021: A Better Time?

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

Hopes were high, targets were set, meetings and conferences were scheduled. Indeed, we were cruising; 2020 started on a good note. However, the tide of began to turn in February as Australia struggled to put out the wildfire that colored its skyline.

REPORT: HIGHLIGHT OF DATA PROTECTION IN AFRICA 2020

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

The year was another remarkable one for data protection in the continent. The milestones range from new legislation, proposed bills to actions from data protection authorities. 

KENYA DATA PROTECTION COMMISSION RELEASES DRAFT GUIDELINE ON ACCESS TO PERSONAL DATA DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

by admin | Mar 8, 2021 | Articles

On 12th January 2021, the Data Protection Commissioner’s office in Kenya invited public comments on its Draft Guideline on Access to Personal Data During COVID-19 Pandemic.