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Cymbell Advocates

Key Issues in Data Protection Litigation in Light of The Data Protection Act 2019

Technological advancement in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics and quantum computing have made the possibility of living in a digitally interconnected world a plausible aspiration in the past decade. One of, if not the most important factor driving today’s i..

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BLC Robert & Associates

The Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Bill 2021: New law not without difficulties and concerns

The Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Bill 2021 (“CC Bill”) replaces the existing cybercrime legislation, the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime Act 2003.

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N. Dowuona & Company

A Look at Ghana’s Right to Information Act

Government institutions are now obliged to provide information about governance to the public. Under the new Right to Information Act, 2019 (Act 989), a person who applies for information from a public institution is not required to provide a reason unless the ..

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ADCA

Personal data in Angola

Personal data protection in Angola is regulated by Law No. 22/11 of 17 June 11, the Personal Data Protection Law (LPDP), which determines the legal rules applicable to the processing of personal data. Various regulatory obligations related to compliance with the LPDP prov..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

High Court rules that the Data Protection Act has a retrospective effect

The Government proposed to develop NIIMS by collating personal information from all Government agencies into one omnibus register that would then assign a single unique national identification number to all registered persons, for the purposes of accessing Government serv..

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ENSafrica

Extraterritorial Application: GDPR vs POPIA

Existing GDPR policies and documents can readily be adapted for POPIA compliance and vice versa. In this article, we briefly detail the general application of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and the P..

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