Name

RANITP Fellow

Raymond Onuoha is a Research Fellow at the Lagos Business School (LBS) Nigeria, where his research focuses on the institutional and policy challenges in the evolution of the internet economy and technology innovation in developing countries, with a special focus on sub-Sahara Africa. He is also a Research Consultant with regional ICT policy and regulation think-tank for the Global South – Research ICT Africa (RIA), conducting multidisciplinary research on digital governance, policy and regulation and the facilitation of evidence-base to inform policy making for improved access, use and application of digital technologies for social and economic development in Africa. Raymond is a Doctoral Fellowship recipient of the IDRC Award (2018) which aims to build emerging leaders in communications policy in the Global South and also a Young Scholar Fellow for the Communications Policy Research South Conference which took place in Mozambique in 2018. Raymond is currently a doctoral student at the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance (NMSPG), University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa where his thesis interrogates platform competition policy in the multi-sided telecommunications market, and its investment and innovation imperatives for social welfare in developing economies.

Research description

AI in Africa: regional data protection and privacy policy harmonisation

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