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The Central Bank of Kenya staff successfully hiked Mount Kilimanjaro on June 4-11, 2017, to raise funds in support of St. Kizito’s School for the Deaf, Litein.
The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) celebrated its 50 years of existence and service to the nation of Kenya in September 2016. These celebrations entailed the CBK’s involvement in a number of activities.
Pursuant to Section 31(2) (b) of the National Payment System Act, 2011 which empowers the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to issue Directives and Guidelines, the CBK has developed draft Cyber Security Guidelines for Payment Service Providers. The objective is to create a...read more
The Central Bank of Kenya has released the report of the Market Perceptions Survey of July 2018. The survey is conducted every two months, prior to every Monetary Policy Committee meeting, to obtain the expectations of banks and non-bank private sector firms on...read more
The next meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will be held on Monday, September 24, 2018.read more
In line with the on-going regulatory reforms aimed at strengthening service standards, consumer protection and enhanced competition in the banking sector, CBK proposes to introduce a Kenya Banking Sector Charter to guide service provision in the sector. The objective...read more