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APD brings together financial and non-financial institutions around the topic "Operationalization of Credit Information Bureaus in Angola"

The Private Credit Information Bureaus are based on the sharing of personal data of financial nature, and therefore, in the context of Angola, their supervision is carried out by the Data Protection Agency (APD in Portuguese). In accordance with its role as regulator, APD brought together financial and non-financial institutions around the topic "Operationalization of the Private Credit Information Bureaus in Angola", with a view not only to explain the technical ways of collecting and systematizing information on deferred payments of a diverse set of users who enjoy goods and services on credit, but also to provide information on how this sharing should occur in the light of the Personal Data Protection Law (LPDP in Portuguese).


The Information Regulator (South Africa) has reached yet another milestone with the establishment of its Enforcement Committee. The Enforcement Committee is established in terms of Section 50 of the Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 of 2013 (POPIA) and will be chaired by Adv Helen Fourie SC, and Ms Simonè Margadie will serve as the alternative chairperson. Adv Helen Fourie SC is a member of the Pretoria Society of Advocates and has served as an acting judge in the North Gauteng High Court.  Her Senior Counsel status was conferred by the President of South Africa in 2018. The focus of Adv. Fourie’s practice is providing advice and conducting litigation in matters concerning various aspects of insolvency law, corporate law, contractual disputes, National Credit Act, wills and estates and trusts, interdicts, and evictions.

Protection des données personnelles : Visite d'échange, de partage d'expériences et d'imprégnation d’une délégation de l’ANSICE du Tchad

Une délégation de l’Agence Nationale de la Sécurité Informatique et de la Certification Électronique du Tchad (ANSICE) conduite par Mme Asadya Mahamat Nour, Directrice générale adjointe, a effectué une visite de travail de deux jours à la Commission de protection des données personnelles du Sénégal (CDP), les 19 et 20 juillet 2022.


La CNPD a tenu, le 24 mai, à Praia, capitale du Cap-Vert, un forum intitulé «La protection des données personnelles et de la vie privée dans la société numérique».

Lors de cet événement, les questions liées à la sécurité, la connectivité et l'économie numérique, la gestion de l'identité numérique, les droits des personnes concernées, la protection des enfants et des adolescents dans l'environnement numérique et la cybersécurité ont été abordées.

The Angolan Data Protection Agency “APD” fines Banco de Poupança e Crédito “BPC” US$525,000 for violating the Personal Data Protection Act (acronym in Portuguese LPDP).

According to the decision of the APD’s Board of Directors, expressed in the deliberation of April 27th of this year, Banco de Poupança e Crédito, an Angolan public bank, violated several rules of the LPDP which culminated in the leakage of a map of employees affected by employment termination at the aforementioned bank, through online social networks. 

The facts occurred in the first half of March of the year 2021.