The bill, among other provisions, criminalizes the publication of false news and stipulates hefty fines and lengthy prison terms for those found guilty of the offense.
It deals with offences relating to computer systems including but not limited to unauthorised access, unauthorised interference, unauthorised interception, unauthorised disclosure of passwords, cyber espionage, false publications, child pornography, cyber terrorism and wrongful distribution of obscene or intimate images.
Following the President assent to the Bill, Kenyans took to social media to air their views.
Former Law Society of Kenya chief executive Apollo Mboya said the context of "false information" will give the authorities a free opportunity to gag the media.
The country has been grappling over fake news control due to an existing lacuna in the law which has since been sealed.
Omo-Agege: Court rejects Senate's stay of execution request
Bukola Saraki, which was argued by their counsel, Mahmud Magaji (SAN), said the application was misdirected and lacking in merit. A week after, Dino Melaye (Kogi-APC) drew the attention of the Senate specifically to the comments made by Mr Omo-Agege.
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Among these pieces of code is an opcode known as 'OP_GROUP.' This code could be used to create tokens on the BCH network. This was the case in Bitcoin Cash fork previous year when the price of Bitcoin increased by 10% right before the split.
The offence leads to a fine not exceeding twenty million or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twenty five years, or to both. The law also targets those who alter information through Photoshop.
Through the Cybercrimes Act, the government is going to establish a National Computer and Cybercrimes Coordination Committee.
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi presented the Bills and witnessed the signing alongside Deputy President William Ruto, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i, National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale, Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki and Solicitor General Kennedy Ogeto.
Before Kenyatta signed the Bill, there were demands to have Parliament review the law to make sure that it does not violate the right to media freedom and expression, according to the newspaperThe Daily Nation.
That means that the agency is no longer advising consumers to avoid buying romaine lettuce in connection with the outbreak . In April, the CDC warned Americans to toss out any romaine lettuce they might have bought in stores.
The street circuit demands setups that work well on slow corners, traditionally a strength for Ferrari and Red Bull . To think that it is my 64th career win, but it still feels like my first, is special and unique in its own way.
Budenholzer has experience as an National Basketball Association head coach, having last coached the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-18. During Budenholzer's tenure, the Hawks made the playoffs four times, including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2015.
Pro-life lawmakers expected the legal challenge, and expressed hopes that the law eventually could lead to the reversal of Roe v. The abortion-rights groups declined to make the legal documents public until the court clerk filed and stamped official copies.
Several months later, Nicolas Laporte of University College London used ALMA to detect oxygen at 13.2 billion light-years away. Now, the two teams combined their efforts and achieved this new record, which corresponds to a redshift of 9.1.
They just need to take the company's market capitalization and divide it by the company's total sales over the past 12 months. Zooming in on shares of Adv Micro Devices ( AMD ) we have seen that the stock price has gained 23.39% over the last 4-weeks.
But they ruled this out too, as the quantities involved are too high, representing a 25% rise in global emissions. A research letter published Wednesday in the journal Nature takes a look at the possible causes for the spike.
To find out if this excess hormone level was triggering the condition, they injected pregnant mice with anti-Müllerian hormone. Amazingly, when the mice with PCOS were treated with cetrorelix , they stopped exhibiting the symptoms of the condition.
Supporters of the ban note the therapy is widely discredited by medical and mental health associations. Simonaire said when she finally told her parents, they sought conversion therapy providers for her.
Putin said the Russian Navy has expanded its presence in the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic and the Asia-Pacific region. Russian warships provide a crucial buffer on the southern flank of the US -led NATO Western military alliance in Europe.
Fognini stuns Thiem in Italian Open
Halep reached the final in Rome a year ago and needs to reach the quarter-finals this time to retain her world number one ranking. Novak Djokovic eased past Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets to reach the round of 16 of the 2018 Italian Open on Wednesday.
Jose Mourinho hails "unbelievable" Michael Carrick
Between heart problems and declining mobility, he was a bit-part player for the last couple of years at United. It's the same with Andres Iniesta and Luka Modric - they keep things ticking over, as does Carrick.
What Analysts Suggest About JC Penney Company Inc (JCP)?
Welles Wilder, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. As well, when a moving average crosses below a longer-term moving average, the study indicates a down turn in the market.
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First appointed to the state Senate in 2005, Fulcher served in the chamber until 2014, when he ran unsuccessfully for governor. He lined up endorsements from the Fraternal Order of Police and Professional Firefighters of Idaho.
Bangladesh court orders release of opposition leader Khaleda Zia
Former prime minister Khaleda was sentenced to five years in jail on February 8 for embezzling donations meant for the orphanage. It was not immediately clear, however, when Zia would be released from the special prison in Dhaka where she is the only inmate.
IGP Wants To Implicate Me, Saraki Alleges
Godswill Akpabio , the Senate minority leader, raising a point of order, moved that the issue be debated and a resolution taken. The lawmakers resolved that the Senate President should lead a delegation to relay the concerns raised on the floor by Saraki.
Live Nation Launches Fund for Female-Founded Music Businesses
Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Live Nation Entertainment , 4 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 0 recommend "Hold". Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Live Nation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, April 2nd.