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Namibia

Namibia’s Civil Society Raises Concerns Over SIM Card Registration Deadline

todayMarch 27, 2024 4

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As Namibia’s SIM card registration deadline looms at the end of March, Civil Society Organizations warn that the country’s communications surveillance framework has been significantly bolstered by regulations allowing Subscriber Module Identification registration and data retention under part 6 of the Communications Act. Melanie Markus, Coordinator of CIVIC +264, expressed concerns over the threat to privacy rights, highlighting the absence of data protection laws in Namibia.

 

Written by: Leonard Witbeen

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