Also targeted by the new law are WhatsApp group administrators who allow sharing of fake news or information meant to incite ethnic hatred.
The Act - which spells out stiff punishment to cybercriminals -provides for timely and effective detection, prohibition, prevention, response, investigation and prosecution of computer and cybercrimes.
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 bill also targeted those who alter information through Photoshop.
The clause says if a person "intentionally publishes false, misleading or fictitious data or misinforms with intent that the data shall be considered or acted upon as authentic", they can be fined up to 5 000 000 shilling (nearly R620 000) or imprisoned for up to two years.
Violations to be penalized under the law include cyber-espionage, false publications, child pornography, computer-borne forgery, cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying among others, the statement said, without spelling out the penalties.
However, the CDC said consumers should still avoid eating it unless they can confirm it's not from the Yuma growing region. The CDC said 20 people had developed a severe effect of E. coli infection called hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Researchers were actually able to reverse this effect using an IVF drug called cetrorelix , and the mice ceased to have symptoms. Calling it a new method for approaching PCOS, researchers said they hope to begin drug trials by the end of this year.
The NCAA's April is created to track the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship at a particular institution. The Chippewas have earned a spot in the top 10 in each of the four seasons since the program's resurrection in fall, 2014.
Solano County Public defenders office did not respond immediately to request for information on legal representation for Allen. The charges allege that she caused the children to be in a situation that was likely to produce great bodily injury and death.
For me personally, moving into midfield as I did and playing so many times alongside Michael, he just made it so easy for me. This was the final chance to cut the cloth clean. "I was expecting to come off after 60 minutes", he said.
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The firm owned 13,805 shares of the transportation company's stock after purchasing an additional 12,420 shares during the period. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Canadian Pacific Railway by 86.6% during the fourth quarter.
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Mike Budenholzer to be named new head coach of Milwaukee Bucks
During Budenholzer's tenure, the Hawks made the playoffs four times, including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2015. Milwaukee will need to upgrade their front-court this offseason, but there is plenty of talent for Budenholzer to work with.
Nadal back to dominant best in Rome
But in his Italian Open second round match today, the 31-year-old showed no nerves as he swept to a 5-0 lead in the first set. On Halep's first match point, the 21st-ranked Osaka didn't even make a move for Halep's return of her second serve.
Israel and Iran on the Brink of War?
Israel on Thursday unleashed a heavy bombardment against what it said were Iranian military installations in Syria on Thursday. If Iran chooses to retaliate it is likely to be indirect and asymmetrical through proxies, and not necessarily from Syria .
Family pays tribute to footballer who died in crash
Aston Villa paid tribute to former defender Jlloyd Samuel on Tuesday after he was killed in a auto accident in Cheshire. The defender played for the England youth team and the national team of Trinidad and Tobago.
Ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramadan
Union home minister Rajnath Singh personally spoke to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and informed her about the Centre's decision. The Government of India has asked the security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the month of Ramzan.
Sebastian Vettel concerned after Barcelona tyre struggle
At the halfway point, Max Verstappen was out in front trying to hold off Lewis Hamilton , with Daniel Ricciardo running third. Such was the pace of Hamilton in clean air ahead that by the 15th lap, he had already opened a 6.4-second gap on Vettel.
Live Nation launches Women Nation Fund
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