The 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit happening in Nairobi Kenya on 25th & 26th July 2015

Banks in the Nairobi Central Business District only worked half day today ahead of President Obama’s arrival to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) and also hold talks with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta and will be opened on Monday, 27th July 2015.

Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) announced that it is going to close all the branches within the CBD beginning 1pm this afternoon.

In a notice to its customers, CBA Bank wrote,

“CBA Nairobi Branches will close at 1pm on 24th July to reopen on July 27th July.”

According to the notice, however, some branches, including CBA Galleria, CBA Junction, CBA Lavington, Yaya and Nairobi Hospital will operate on normal hours.

NIC Bank also announced closure of some of its branches until July 27th, including NIC House Branch, NIC Sameer Park, NIC Kenyatta Avenue branch, NIC Harambee Avenue, City Center branch, The Mall, Westlands, Riverside, ICEA Lion Centre, Village Market branch, NIC branch at TRM and the Taj Mall branch.

The bank tweeted: ”

The online banking platforms and the customer care call services, however, will remain operational. ”

The closure will affect a number of branches including:

Kenya Power and Lighing Company (KPLC) also announced closure of its banking halls. In a notice to its customers, KPLC wrote

“Dear Customer, we regret to inform you that Stima Plaza and Electricity House Banking Halls will be closed on July 25th. Kindly use  any of our EasyPay outlets,”

read the SMS notice.