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Kenya’s new personal data protection law will have an impact on researchers

Given Kenya's new personal data protection law, researchers are now confined to the collection of specific information only directly from individuals.

Facebook is looking to de-platform GovChat from WhatsApp

Eldrid Jordaan, founder, and CEO of South African citizen engagement platform, GovChat, has asked the Competition Tribunal to stop Facebook from de-platforming his company's access to the WhatsApp Business API.

Kenya's fight against the narcotics trade raises privacy concerns

Kenya's National Intelligence Services has proposed changes to the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) Bill that will require landlords to keep a tenants registry. It is said this is to fight illegal drug trading in Kenya but the changes raise several privacy concerns.

Failure to disclose messages to Kenya's government could lead to a fine

In many countries, there are limited legal options for a government that wants to access private information stored on devices such as mobile phones. This could change in Kenya.

Becoming an ICT practitioner in Kenya

Kenya's new proposed regulation seeks to license ICT Practitioners in the country and define who qualifies to be licensed. In this article, we look at who meets the cut.

The attempt to regulate ICT in Kenya

For the third time in four years, a Bill to regulate the ICT industry has surfaced in Kenya. Kenya's Information Communication Technology Practitioners Act, 2020 could prove to be bad for the country's ICT industry.

The 12th edition of the Cyber Law in Africa conference announced

The aim of the conference is also to engage with the solutions available to various professionals in ensuring that the cyber-related activities and existence of their organizations fall within the ambit of protection of laws and legal instruments.