17 December 2021

Stories from 17 December 2021

In Nigeria, the government weaponises the law against online expression

The Nigerian Communications Act of 2003 (NCA) has been employed by the government in justifying various violations of online freedom of expression in Africa's most populous nation.

Despite updates in legislation, organisations in Uganda struggle with data protection and privacy compliance

While Ugandan legislation was recently updated to include more provisions aimed at protecting digital privacy, reality on the ground shows the majority of Ugandans are not guaranteed those rights.

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