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Kenya disowns Bill seeking ICT practitioners licensing

Friday 8 July 2016 | 14:20 CET | News
ICT Ministry Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has disowned a Bill seeking to have all ICT practitioners licensed before being allowed to practice in Kenya. In a statement, the ministry distanced itself from the Bill that was brought to Parliament by Leader of Majority Aden Duale. It has already undergone the first reading.

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