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Understanding key issues in data protection framework implementation in Africa

January 29 @ 1:00 pm 3:30 pm Kenya / Nairobi

Africa continues to rise as a hub for digitization, and as it does, laws and policy frameworks follow. Data protection laws are part of the ever-changing legislative scene in Africa; and as the Malabo convention comes into force, we are uniquely positioned to shape what data protection will look like for years to come. How do we ensure we get the best deal out of this?


  • Dr. Mugambi Laibuta  – Privacy and Data Protection Consultant
  • Grace Mutung’u – Independent Researcher
  • Victor Kapiyo – Researcher and Trustee, KICTANet
  • Megan Kathure – Independent Researcher 
  • Cynthia Chepkemoi – Data protection officer – Kenya Women Microfinance Bank
  • Bridget Andere – Senior Policy Analyst – Access Now (Moderator)

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