Kenyan goverment aims to fast-track data protection bill as it brings in Huduma personal ID numbers

Thursday 2 May 2019 | 14:22 CET | News
The Kenyan government is seeking to fast-track the passing of the data protection bill in both the national assembly and the senate to shore up protection of data, in light of the Huduma personal identification number registration exercise. ICT Principal Secretary Jerome Ochieng says the bill, which has already been approved by the cabinet, is expected to become law in a month's time and will ensure people's Huduma numbers are secure. Ochieng said the bill will provide a framework for a comprehensive data protection regime in the country and is expected to be passed in both houses in the next

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