Tag: data protection


Kenya Halts Biometric ID Program Due to Usage Concerns

Kenya aimed to make the biometric ID compulsory to access services such as education, housing, healthcare, and voting.

How Safe is Your Personal Data?

When customers give companies their information, they are giving them their trust that they will in turn protect data.

How a SIM-card Registration Threatens Your Privacy

If a telco agreed to reset your sim details, you not only risk losing your money in the mobile wallet but the peace of mind

Data Protection and the Quest for Privacy

Kenya Parliament is debating the crucial Data Protection Bill. This process must be very transparent and participatory because the Bill has significant effects on...

Facial Payments in China Set Stage for Killing ATM Cards, Mobile Money

Chinas facial payment technology may very well find itself across the world and especially in Africa, where China invests heavily.

Why the 2019 Census Should Worry You Over Privacy

The much-hyped national census in Kenya is on us and while most of the information required from you is general, there is a worrying...

In Kenya, Cambridge Analytica scandal sounded unheeded alarm bells

It led to Facebook's tumultous year, as Cambridge Analytica exposed the dangers posed by institutions that opt to profit from all the data individuals...

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