A report by UK-based pro-consumer website Comparitech claims Tanzania and Uganda have in place some of the harshest SIM card monitoring policies in the world. By Michael Malakata

 




Based on a point scoring metric of 0 – 21 (according to which policy portfolios are evaluated from strongest to weakest – ie. the lower the score, the stronger the portfolio), Tanzania scored 19, while Uganda scored 15.

The report identifies Burundi, Kenya and Rwanda among those African countries with relatively good SIM card monitoring policies. Kenya scored 12 points, Rwanda scored 11 points and Burundi scored 9 points.

SECURITE : Tanzania, Uganda Criticised for SIM Card Registration Policies

A report by UK-based pro-consumer website Comparitech claims Tanzania and Uganda have in place some of the harshest SIM card monitoring policies in the world. By Michael Malakata

Based on a point scoring metric of 0 – 21 (according to which policy portfolios are evaluated from strongest to weakest – ie. the lower the score, the stronger the portfolio), Tanzania scored 19, while Uganda scored 15.

The report identifies Burundi, Kenya and Rwanda among those African countries with relatively good SIM card monitoring policies. Kenya scored 12 points, Rwanda scored 11 points and Burundi scored 9 points.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Ethiopia each scored 8 points.