A new biometric identification card holding the personal information of all Kenyans above the age of 6 is stirring privacy issues among citizens, Al Jazeera reports. The Kenyan government said the Huduma Namba will consolidate personal information onto one digital platform, making it easier to access public services and protect national security. Privacy advocates claim that the card brings danger to citizens with a lack of proper data protection rules and safeguards in place. The glaring data protection issue comes with the unknown auditing and access to the National Integrated Identity Management System, which will hold all the personal information involved with Huduma Namba.
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