Tuesday June 18, 2019 - The United States of America is yet to recognize the new currency unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Central Bank Governor, Patrick Njoroge, on Madaraka Day.
In a statement, the US Embassy warned Kenyans wishing to make cash payments at the Embassy in Nairobi that they will not be able to do so with the new currency but old ones.
the statement reads in part.
It explained that the Embassy is yet to set up new procedures for handling the new notes.
The CBK has set October 1st as the deadline for using the old 1,000 notes.
Here is US' full statement
The Kenyan DAILY POST