Activists raise privacy concern over Kenya's new biometric system

The new card will hold personal details about individuals and is costing taxpayers about $500m Everyone above the age of six will be expected to have one.

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    Kenya's government is bringing in a new biometric ID card for all citizens above the age of six.

    Officials say it will make the country safer, and improve access to public services.

    But others fear the move could be risky and infringe on people's privacy.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soy reports from Nairobi.


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