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Inside De La Rue – Kenya’s Troubled Money Maker

Kenya's shilling is one of 69 currencies for which De La Rue is responsible for selling high-security paper and printing technology. Besides cash, it helps governments among other authorities produce driving licenses, passports, tax stamps and food vouchers - all loaded with high-security features.

De La Rue secures Kenya currency gig despite Sh1.2 billion profits slump

British firm in line for Ksh11.1 billion new generation Kenya currency notes amid a Ksh2.2 billion half year operating profit

Court ruling clears path for printing of new look currency

The move by The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to award the tender to British firm had been contested at the High Court and at a public procurement watchdog

De La Rue invests Sh30m in staff skills training

Eight of its 300 employees recently passed the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) exams due to funding from the programme, with three achieving distinctions

De La Rue invests Sh286m to expand Kenyan facility

Amongst other new capabilities, the upgrade includes the installation of a state of the art Komori Varnish Press and an increase to the overall factory size

De La Rue hails court ruling in currency tender dispute

In his ruling, Justice George Odunga directed the order of stay to remain in force pending determination of cases by Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and De La Rue, which have since been consolidated

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