Data protection soon for Ghana

Jeremy Phillips

It’s not often that Datonomy has much to report from Ghana, but the splendidly-named My Joy Online reports that the country’s Communications Minister Haruna Iddrisu has announced that his government has decided to enact the Data Protection Bill by the end of this year. This, he said, would give security to all personal data, including those related to mobile telephony. The Minister also discussed prospects for enhancing the security of electronic money transfer services and the portability of mobile phone numbers.

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