As per the Constitution, Chapter Four, part two on the Bill of Rights, every person has the right to privacy, which includes the right not to have the privacy of their communications infringed.
As constitutional declarations go, this is straightforward and unambiguous. No one, however, appears to have told the Government that this right exists in the Supreme Law of the Land. The Government has directed the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) – the telecommunications industry regulator – to begin installing communication interception devices on telecom operators’ networks.
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