Central Bank of Kenya may have violated constitution with new banknotes

Bank is facing criticism over images on new notes

New Kenyan shilling notes
Courtesy of the Central Bank of Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya has unveiled a new generation of banknotes, but they may violate the Kenyan constitution by containing a picture of a former president.

In a speech on June 1, CBK governor Patrick Njoroge unveiled the new Kenyan banknotes, which include improved security features to better prevent counterfeiting. The notes also feature various images from Kenya such as wildlife.

However, the notes all feature the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, one of the largest convention

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