Data Governance

Digitisation and the adoption of digital technology requiring data systems has become widely spread in Africa. With this comes the complexities of how data is collected, processed, shared, and utilised, including issues of data privacy and protection. Countries have adopted several laws and policies designed to promote access, address privacy and personal data protection concerns as well as stimulate the uptake of data-based initiatives. Trust plays a significant role in building data systems that are accurate as people are more willing to share their personal data with data controllers