Travel to Kenya: Colonial Nairobi : Photo 42
This building, despite a similar tower, was entirely secular. Its name: Kipande House. The name refers to the kipanda or identification cards required by the British and issued here. The building is now a branch of the KCB. That bank was created in 1970 with the government's purchase of the shares of the National and Grindlays Bank, which itself was the result of a 1958 merger between the Kenyan branches of the National Bank of India and Grindlays Bank. Since then, the government's stake has shrunk to less than 20 percent.
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