Surveillance System Comes to Kenya's Capital

Author:
Kenya Citizen TV
Publisher:
Kenya Citizen TV
Publication Date:
27 November 2012
Tags:
Kenya, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Transport and Shipping

The Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development has launched an integrated urban surveillance system that will see a total of 51 cameras installed in different parts of the city, including crime spots and all traffic-controlled junctions. The urban surveillance system, aimed at ensuring a safe and secure Nairobi has been commissioned at a cost of 437 million shillings and will contain such features as face recognition and car number plate recognition features that will hopefully help deter crime.

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