law to start listing of Kenyans’ DNA

The State generally has a lot of information and key would be legal
safeguards against unwarranted access and misuse of such data

On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 at 11:54 Grace Bomu via kictanet <> wrote:

> Listers,
> The government is now free to collect data on Kenyans’ DNA and physical
> location of their homes including satellite details during registration of
> persons.
> This follows President Uhuru Kenyatta’s approval of amendments to the
> Registration of Persons Act that has included the two to the list of
> requirements needed at the national people’s registry.
> Adults applying for documents such as IDs will be required to provide
> additional information about their location, including land reference
> number, plot number or house number.
> The ministry is also seeking to introduce Global Positioning System (GPS)
> coordinates in the registration of persons, enabling the tracking of their
> location via satellite.
> More here
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> Grace Mutung’u
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