Kenya to deploy military to protect telecom masts on polling day

Wednesday 26 July 2017 | 13:19 CET | News
The Kenyan military will be deployed to protect telecommunication masts in five frontier counties during the 08 August polls to prevent any disruption ti the network that will be used to relay results to the national tallying centre in Nairobi. Police spokesman Charles Owino said soldiers are being deployed in Lamu, Tana River, Garissa, Wajir and Mandera, which border Somalia, which will cost taxpayers KES 1.5 billion, Business Daily reported.  

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Kenya / Safaricom / Telkom Kenya
Countries: Kenya
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