4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates? - Kenya

Country: 
Kenya
Question: 
4. Is there a ban on corporate donations to candidates?
Answer: 
No
Comments: 

Section 11 of the Election Campaign Financing Act 2013 provides that the sources of funds for purposes of financing party nomination, election or referendum campaign are—

(a)

contributions received from any person, political party or any other lawful source;

(b)

contributions from a lawful source, not being directly from a foreign government; and

(c)

contributions from a harambee.

 

The only prohibition that is also provided for in Section 14 of the same Act is that a candidate, a political party or a referendum committee shall not receive any contribution or donation, in cash or in kind from the State, a State institution or agency or any other public resource.

Source: 

Election Campaign Financing Act 2013