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Commemoration of Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Day

Published: 10/Aug/2020
Source: African Union

Theme: “Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: An Essential Service for Monitoring and Mitigating the Impact of Emergencies”. As the continent commemorates the Third Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Day in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is…

Central Africa

East Africa

Kenya: Huduma Namba e-cards production to begin in December: PS Kibicho

Published: 16/Sep/2020
Source: Capital FM (Nairobi)

By Carolyne Tanui NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 16 – Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho now says the mass production of the third generation Huduma Namba cards will begin before the end of the year. A second mass registration for those who…

North Africa

Southern Africa

Why Malawi urgently needs a data protection law

Published: 11/Sep/2020
Source: Global Voices

‘Are Malawians sleep walking into a surveillance state?’ by Steve Sharra This article is part of UPROAR, a Small Media initiative that is urging governments to address digital rights challenges at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). In Malawi, authorities increasingly…

West Africa