Kenya Govt. To Jail Anyone For 6 Months Or Sh100k Fine For Failure To Register SIM Card

Published 2 years ago by: Giwa bayo
at 12:43 PM, 6/01/2017 (2 years ago)

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As Kenyan government bids to tighten security in the country, mobile users will have to register their SIM cards in other to avoid six months in jail or a fine of Sh100,000.
In a statement published in the Dailies, the Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) stated that buying of SIM cards from hawkers, as well as using a SIM card that is not registered contravenes section 27c of the Kenya Communications Act, 1998.
‘When buying a SIM card, demand that the vendor registers your particulars; provide a copy of your ID and ensure correct particulars are registered; report any change of your particulars as soon as possible to your provider for an update.’
If you lose your SIM card, report to the nearest police station as soon as possible and obtain an abstract; do not allow a stranger to use your SIM card. If a stranger is in distress and requires assistance, make the call yourself, Defaulters will either be convicted to six months in prison or a fine of Sh100, 000 or both.
According to Nairobi News, the new rules were put in place by a task force team that President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated, after the Westgate shopping mall terrorist attack in 2013.

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kenosas at 01:04 PM, 6/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Nice one
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chukkychukky at 02:13 PM, 6/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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ok

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kacylee at 08:06 PM, 6/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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to those in kenya or planning to go to kenya

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gogoman at 11:59 PM, 6/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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koool
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akinmanchy at 12:52 AM, 7/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Ok na

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james987 at 07:44 AM, 7/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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 Enforcement
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akinmanchy at 11:54 PM, 11/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Ok I hear

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yawa_don_gas at 03:20 AM, 12/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?

Why why?

Yawa life, yawa goes on
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akinmanchy at 10:31 PM, 12/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Quote from: yawa_don_gas on 03:20 AM, 12/01/2017
Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?

Why why?

Yawa life, yawa goes on
The thing about yawa be say yawa nor dey gree

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BournIdentity at 10:50 AM, 16/01/2017 (2 years ago)
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Na today....??...,_

Lyf na from phase to face..
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