Some of the sim cards that were found in the house of cyber espionage suspect Archibald Kalela Mwandawiro following his arrest in Wundanyi, Taita Taveta County, on October 18, 2020.

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Kenya becoming a playground for cyberspies

What you need to know:

  • Archibald Mwandawiro was found with telecommunications gadgets similar to those found with foreigners at a house in Nairobi in 2014.
  • Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti said investigations had established that the widely travelled suspect is a computer science expert from a local university.

The weekend arrest in Taita-Taveta of a computer science expert Kenyan police claim is a spy for a western nation rekindled an espionage ring smashed six years ago in Nairobi.


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