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KENYA-TELECOM-MOBILE

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People walk while speaking on the phone on October 1,2012 in Nairobi, as Kenya confirmed a switch-off of counterfeit mobiles will take place at the end of the month.The mobile networks will be forbidden from activating new 'fake' devices bought after October 1. Government officials said the move was designed to protect consumers from hazardous materials and to safeguard mobile payment systems and prevention of crime. The government said three million users were using counterfeit handsets as of June. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/GettyImages)
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People walk while speaking on the phone on October 1,2012 in Nairobi, as Kenya confirmed a switch-off of counterfeit mobiles will take place at the end of the month.The mobile networks will be forbidden from activating new 'fake' devices bought after October 1. Government officials said the move was designed to protect consumers from hazardous materials and to safeguard mobile payment systems and prevention of crime. The government said three million users were using counterfeit handsets as of June. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA (Photo credit should read SIMON MAINA/AFP/GettyImages)
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October 01, 2012
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