Kinyua orders monitoring of external funding for opposition chiefs

Mathira parliamentary aspirant Rigathi Gachagua’s campaign vehicles drive through Karatina town on April 19, 2017. The Campaign Financing Act will come into force in 2022. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Central Bank of Kenya has also put in place stringent rules on the deposit and withdrawal of funds.
  • Jubilee accused the United States of indirectly trying to help the opposition win the presidential elections.

The government is tightening the noose on all monies coming in from abroad to support political campaigns with the opposition Nasa crying foul that its efforts to mobilise funds were being targeted. 

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