Why the Digital ID project is important

Michael,

It is wise to focus on Walu’s article which addresses land grabbing, social
security, ownership of (money laundering) companies, etc. It provides a
wider perspective (localized understanding) as to why Identity Management
is important in Kenya.

Thanks.

On Fri, Aug 17, 2018, 12:18 PM Michael Pedersen via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Hi Listers,
>
> Related question: Does anyone know the status/progress on the PKI
> initiative started in 2013 ?
> (see
> www.businessdailyafrica.com/economy/Digital-IDs-on-the-way-in-hunt-for-tax-cheats/3946234-1729280-mmryx5z/index.html
> )
>
> Kind regards
> Michael Pedersen
>
> On 17/08/2018 10:30, S.M. Muraya via kictanet wrote:
>
> Dear Listers,
>
> To avoid being tried (in future) for treason (selling/entrusting Kenyan
> bio-metric data to foreigners) our public officials need to ensure the
> Digital ID project is localized (managed/operated) by Kenyans (excluding
> dual citizens).
>
> Walu has described why the Digital ID project is important
>
>
> www.nation.co.ke/oped/blogs/dot9/walubengo/Digital-ID-project-raises-storm/2274560-4703870-7238nsz/index.html
>
> “Globally, this problem is known as an Identity Management problem and in
> Kenya, it has reached an acute stage and requires an urgent but carefully
> thought through approach to resolve..”
>
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