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Kenya launches e-passport ahead of December 2018 EAC target - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – The government has launched the Kenyan East African electronic passport ahead of the December 31, 2018 target concurred by East African Community (EAC) members States. Interior Cabinet Secretary ...and more »

Kenya to phase out all passports by 2019 for electronic ones - The Standard

The Immigration Department has rolled out e-passports but the current ones will, however, remain in use for two years. The new documents will bear the words 'East African Community' as well as 'Kenya' in line with the drive for regional integration.and more »

E-passport to replace current one by 2019 - Daily Nation

The current Kenyan passports will be rendered obsolete in two years. Kenyans have therefore been asked to apply for an e-passport that was launched by the immigration department on Thursday. The Immigration Department will start processing and issuing ...and more »

E-passport to phaseout chip-less predecessor by August 2019 - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – The government on Thursday began issuing electronic passports from, almost two years after the plan was mooted. Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi presided over the launch of the exercise, ...and more »