The Communications Authority of Kenya has issued new directives with regards to sim registration stating that members of the public should not use unregistered sim cards. They also state that they should not purchase sim cards from hawkers and if the event that they purchase a sim card, they have to demand that the sim card be registered with their particulars including the ID card. Members of the general public are further asked to ensure they report their lost sim cards to the police and obtain an abstract for the same. The authority further states that failure to comply with these rules would lead to a six month jail term or a fine of Kshs. 100,000.
Here is the statement: