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Old Kenya notes: from tomorrow nobody wants them

Shops say no in advance to the Kes. 1000

24-09-2019 by redazione

The farewell to the old banknotes in use to date in Kenya is near. The effective deadline, announced four months ago by the Government, is set at 30 September, but as of tomorrow, Wednesday 25, almost all activities will no longer accept the 1000 shillings denominations and even banks with branches in Kenya advise not to wait until the last day to return pieces of the old minting.
It is better to get rid of it sooner and already now no longer accept changes in old paper money, not to mention that even in the bank the thousand shillings from October 1 will no longer be accepted.
Late sellers will be able to try to exchange the out-of-use banknotes found in a pocket of discarded trousers or in the double bottom of a drawer, in the nearest office of the Central Bank of Kenya.
If you were abroad and had expired cash, you had four months to send it to someone in Kenya and have it changed. The others will have to accept to have numismatic relics instead of values. And fortunately (in this case) that the largest cut does not even reach 10 euros ...

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