Africa

Africa Resources

COVID-19 and Digital Rights: A Compendium on Health Surveillance Stories in Africa

Tags - Best Practices, Country Context, Introduction to Data Protection, Securing Personal Data, Systems of Data Collection
Africa
English

Paradigm Initiative, 2021

The report presents a compilation of stories about privacy violations, creation of public policies related to data protection, defense of privacy; all of them occurred during the health emergency due to COVID-19.

Understanding the Lived Effects of Digital ID

Tags - Systems of Data Collection
Africa
English, French, Spanish

The Engine Room, 2019

The website contains multiple reports and other resources (articles, images, graphs) that explain the main findings on digital identity systems in 5 countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Thailand and Zimbabwe.

ICTs, Privacy and Data Protection in Africa

Tags - Introduction to Data Protection
Africa
English

CIPESA, 2018

A document with the most important challenges and Trends in Africa regarding data protection and privacy. It also contains information about permitted Interception and Surveillance, Mandatory SIM Card Registration, and State Acquisition and Deployment of Surveillance Technologies in the region.

AYETA Digital Rights Toolkit

Tags - Best Practices, Securing Personal Data
Africa
English

Paradigm Initiative, 2020

The toolkit is designed with the overarching aim of addressing the growing need to safeguard digital rights defenders, journalists, whistle blowers, and others working with sensitive information in the global South. It contains a list of basic concepts, resources, actors, etc.

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