Ariana Issaias reports:
On 16 November 2020, Ms Immaculate Kassait took her oath of office as Kenya’s first Data Protection Commissioner as appointed by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary.
Commissioner Kassait, MBS, was formerly a Director at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in charge of Voter Education, Partnerships and Communications. Under the Data Protection Act of Kenya (the Act), her appointment will be for a single term of six years and she will not be eligible for reappointment.
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