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Mbuvi Kasina faces six counts of improper use of licensed telecommunication system

Mbuvi Kasina

Mbuvi Kasina, an activist and businessman from Kitui County is facing six counts of improper use of licensed telecommunication system for calling for accountability in the management of Constituency Development Funds (CDF) of Kitui South Constituency. Kasina has been charged with the six counts and defamation by the area legislator Hon. Rachael Nyamai for posts he made in a Facebook ...

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Veteran Nakuru journalist Elijah Kinyanjui arrested for misuse of licensed telecommunication system

Elijah Kinyanjui.

Veteran Nakuru journalist Elijah Kinyanjui was this morning arrested by Nakuru Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for misuse of licensed telecommunication system. He is accused to have shared a post on his various social media platforms that depicted Nakuru Governors’ daughter Brenda Mutanu in bad light. The Kenya Daily Post shows her smoking shisha, dressed skimpily in various night clubs and dancing with men, ...

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Patrick Safari aka ‘Modern Corps’ arrested and charged for ‘annoying tweet’

Prison officer Patrick Safari popularly known as modern corps, @moderncorps on Twitter was on Monday arraigned in a Lamu court and charged with the infamous section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communications Act ‘misuse of licensed telecommunications system’ for annoying a police officer, Chrispus Mutali. Safari who uses his account to tweet a lot about security issues is based in ...

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Nakuru journalist charged with misuse of licensed telecommunication system

By Lorna Abuga. A Nakuru journalist has been arraigned in court for misuse “a licensed telecommunication system.” The court under the precision of Resident Magistrate Maroro Mokaya was told that on June 2 this year Elijah Kinyanjui by means of a licensed telecommunication equipment allegedly posted hate speech that “defamed” former Nakuru Mayor Mohammed Suraw. According to the Prosecution the ...

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Geoffrey Andare challenges constitutionality of KICA Act 29

Geoffrey Andare, a web developer was charged under Section 29 of the Kenya Information and Communication (KICA) Act, the same section that is being used to intimidate bloggers but quickly sought to orders to declare this charge erroneous.. Before Geoffrey, Abraham Mutai was held over the same charge, but later released. Robert Alai has also been charged under the same ...

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