Forensic Sciences and Examination of Digital Devices Workshop in Collaboration with Zambia Police and the Anti-Corruption Commission of Zambia

Cybercrime trends are ever evolving and skills in data forensics, examination of digital devices and laboratory analysis are necessary to assist law enforcement officials in the fight against these crimes.

In its efforts to build capacity, AGA-Africa Programme in partnership with the Zambia Police and the Anti-Corruption Commission of Zambia held a three-day “Forensic Sciences and Examination of Digital Devices” workshop from 17th -19th May, 2022 in Lusaka Zambia.

The workshop was aimed at equipping the participants with knowledge and skills on forensic sciences and examining digital devices in order to improve the investigation and prosecution of corruption and related cases in Zambia.

The training was officially opened by Dr. Freda Mwamba-Brazle, Managing Partner, Innovatus Zambia and AGA- Africa Country Coordinator, Zambia, with keynote addresses from Silumesii Muchula, Acting Director General Anti-Corruption Commission, Zambia and Milner Muyambango, Deputy Inspector General, Zambia Police Service.

The training sessions were facilitated by subject matter experts: Travis Williams Supervising Special Agent, Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Dr. Herbert Gustav Yankson, Assistant Commissioner of Police and Director Cybercrime Unit, Ghana Police Service, Tara Swaminatha, Principal, Zeroday Law, Mathias Kamanga, Head of Public Relations Unit, and Digital Forensics Expert, Drug Enforcement Commission, Zambia, Chewe Mutale, Manager, Digital Forensics and Consumer Education, National Information and Communication Technology Regulator Zambia (ZICTA), Kelvin Masiala Kalaluka, Digital Forensics Investigator, Anti-Corruption Commission, Zambia, Michael Ilishibo, Digital Forensic Analyst, Zambia Police Service and Davies Chimota, Physical Scientist, Forensic Science Laboratory, Zambia Police Service.

Dr. Freda Mwamba-Brazle, Managing Partner, Innovatus Zambia and AGA-Africa Programme Country Coordinator, Zambia brought the training to an end.