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19 Gen 21: Data Protection in East Africa

Data Protection in East Africa Data protection aims at greatly safeguarding the right to privacy and this is a matter that is of utmost importance in the current digital age.   This is especially important as the global economy is a digital economy and hence it is heavily reliant on digitization in order to leverage its economic success.   The right to privacy lies squarely at the centre of data protection and, therefore, a proper understanding and safeguarding of data protection in the digital age may be fulfilled only by properly understanding the right to privacy.   Privacy is a…

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03 Ago 20: Economic Policies African States have implemented to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Economic Policies African States have implemented to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic Background The COVID-19 pandemic has been dubbed the “defining global health crisis of our time since World War II,” by international health systems experts.(Source: www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/coronavirus.html). To curb the spread of the virus, search for a remedy and vaccine, mitigate the socio-economic effects:  governments, healthcare specialists, the private sector and international health organisations have come together to formulate policies, researches and action plans. Economists have stated that the pandemic represents an unprecedented shock to the global economy. The global tally by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as of 29th…