General Data Protection Regulation

An Assessment of Consumer Rights Protection in Nigeria and Uganda

Tomiwa Ilori |

Digitalisation has become integral in almost every facet of society, business, education, politics and health. Day-to-day interactions including commercial interactions are increasingly shaped by various forms of technologies and are often accompanied by the release of some form of personal data. However, due to the dynamic nature of the technologies that power e-commerce, laws in many jurisdictions are…

What African Countries Can Learn from European Privacy Laws and Policies

By Edrine Wanyama |

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in the European Union (EU) in May 2016. The 28 EU member states have until May 2018 to apply the Regulation to existing national laws to ensure the protection of citizens with regard to the processing of personal data and its transfer within the EU and beyond.

In Africa, only 14 countries (Angola, Benin, Burkina…