Central Bank of Kenya


Central Bank of Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya is Kenya's central bank. The bank is located in Nairobi. The current governor of the bank is Professor Njuguna Ndungu whose appointment took effect from March 4, 2007. Prof Ndung'u is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Nairobi and holds a PhD in economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and master's and bachelor's degrees in economics from the University of Nairobi.

The bank's name is abbreviated to "CBK".

Central Bank of Kenya was founded in 1966 after the dissolution of East Africa Currency Board (EACB).

ee also

*Central banks and currencies of Africa
*Economy of Kenya
*List of central banks
*Kenyan shilling

External links

* [http://www.centralbank.go.ke Central Bank of Kenya official site]
* [http://allafrica.com/stories/200612040356.html "Kenya: No Governor Please, We Are Kenyans" news story from AllAfrica, on the central bank's governorship job vacancy, dated December 2006]


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