Embracing Technology in the Malawi Judiciary: The Commonwealth Secretariat Symposium on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence

Introduction The Honourable Chief Justice Rizine R. Mzikamanda, SC, delivered a compelling speech at the Commonwealth Secretariat Symposium for Judges on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence in Malawi. The symposium, held from November 6th to 8th, 2023, was organized by the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Malawi Judiciary Training Committee. In his opening remarks, Chief Justice Mzikamanda […]

Commonwealth Secretariat Symposium for Judges on Cybercrime Law and Electronic Evidence, Ghana

AGA-Africa Programme Director and Country Coordinator for Kenya, Chukukere Unamba-Oprah, and Maame Hagaan, AGA-Africa Programme Country Coordinator for Ghana represented the Programme’s leadership at the Commonwealth Secretariat Symposium for Judges on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence on 25th-27th October, 2023, where distinguished delegates converged at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana. The symposium […]

Cybercrime Substantive Offences, Cybercrime and Digital Investigations Workshop for Prosecutors with the Office of the Director Public Prosecutions of Uganda

Uganda adopted a number of cyber laws in 2011, including the Computer Misuse Act, to protect users from bad actors and to regulate e-commerce. These laws, however, remain largely unimplemented due to capacity constraints of both law enforcement and prosecutors. To facilitate capacity building, the AGA-Africa Programme collaborated with the Office of the Director Public […]

‘Platform Liability in E-Commerce: Consumer Be Aware: The Wild World of E-Commerce’ Webinar with the Department of Private Law and IP Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa

It is crucial for countries to propose rules that would require online platforms to take proactive measures to detect and remove illegal content and become more transparent about their content moderation policies. Against this backdrop, the AGA-Africa Programme partnered with the Department of Private Law and the Centre For IP Law at the University Of […]

Countering Transnational Organized Crime in Africa” with Good Governance Africa, South Africa

Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) is one of Africa’s most critical security challenges which is often linked to human trafficking, sexual exploitation, fraud and money laundering and poaching of endangered wildlife. Additionally, transnational organised crime causes profound social, economic, political and environmental damage. In an effort to bring greater awareness on the impacts of transnational organised […]

Cybersecurity and Anti-Money Laundering Workshop in collaboration with the Aviation Police and Uganda Civil Aviation Authority

Technology presents tremendous potential in bringing economic competitiveness and growth in Uganda and Africa. However, criminal actors have used the same technology for their nefarious ends. Transnational crimes like cybercrime and money laundering are rampant in Uganda and have adverse negative effects on the economy. It is critical for law enforcement officers to be empowered […]

Forensic Crimes, Cybercrimes & Electronic Evidence and Data Protection Workshop, Kampala, Uganda

As the global cybercrimes incidences increase in number and severity, application of forensic science and electronic evidence to aid in the recovery and investigation of the material on digital media and networks continues to gain popularity among law enforcement agencies. AGA-AAP in collaboration with the KTA Advocates held a two-day workshop on Forensic Evidence, Electronic […]

Judges Training Workshop on Cyber crime & Electronic Evidence, Nairobi, Kenya.

With the ever growing technological milestones in Africa, the increased use of cyberspace has brought challenges to the administration of justice. Law enforcement agencies especially the judiciary service are faced with challenges on their consideration of electronic and forensic evidence and other complex technological issues involved in the trial process. In this respect, AGA Africa […]

AGA-AAP Expands Its Fight Against Transnational Crimes In Africa.

The Attorney General Alliance | Africa Alliance Partnership (AGA-AAP) was pleased to start a new partnership across Africa with the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) – South Africa, beginning this July. On behalf of AGA-AAP, Markus Green ESQ, AGA-AAP Board member and FIC represented by Adv Xolisile Khanyile, Director, FIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]