Communications: Communications Authority of Kenya
- The Communications Authority of Kenya was founded in 1999 through the Kenya Information and Communications Act of 1998.
- Their responsibilities include licensing all companies, services, and entities in the communications sector.
- They are also tasked with the development of the e-commerce sector of Kenya. In addition, they manage competition within the sector as a whole protect consumer rights, and attempt to promote universal access to communications channels such as phones and the internet.
P.O. Box 14448-00800
Phone: +254 (20) 4242000
Competition Authority: Competition Authority of Kenya
- The Competition Authority of Kenya was founded in 2010 by the Competition Act of 2010.
- Their primary responsibilities include upholding the Competition Act of 2010 in order to prevent any unfair competition by companies across the Kenyan business spectrum.
- They also investigate complaints by consumers about unfair business practices and report findings to a board that decides on the proper course of action to handle the complaint. They also attempt to remove barriers to free competition and investigate blocks that prevent free creation of enterprise.
Kenya Railways Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme Block 'D', 1st Floor
Haile Selassie Avenue.
P.O. Box 36265-00200
Phone: +254 20 2628233
Central Bank: Central Bank of Kenya
- The Central Bank of Kenya was formed in 1966 by the Central Bank of Kenya Act of 1966 after the collapse of the East African Currency Board.
- It was reincorporated under the new Constitution in 2010.
- The bank is tasked with formulating monetary policy, issuing currency, preserving price stability, and any other tasks given to it by Parliament. The Constitution mandates that it cannot have a central leader that oversees all functions.
Haile Selassie Avenue
P.O. Box 60000-0200
Phone: +254 20 2861000
AML: Kenyan Financial Reporting Center
- The Kenyan Financial Reporting Center (FRC) is the central Financial Intelligence Unit.
- It was formed by Section 21 of POCAMLA (Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act) and is tasked with identifying the proceeds of financial crime and preventing money laundering.
- It ensures compliance with international standards in money laundering and attempts to ensure the integrity of the Kenyan financial system.
CBK Pension Fund Building
P.O. Box 60000–00200
Phone: +254 2861600