Islamic banks in Kenya account for one per cent of gross assets in the banking sector, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBS) has said. Gulf African Bank and First Community Bank, the two Islamic banks currently operating in Kenya, have a combined loan portfolio of Ksh4.9 billion, customer deposits of Ksh7.5 billion and 27,270 deposit accounts.

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