Barclays PLC, based in London, announced on 1 March 2016 that it would reduce its ownership of its African business (called Barclays Africa) from 62.3% to a minority shareholding over time.

Nairobi, June 16, 2011 Barclays Bank of Kenya (Barclays Kenya) has announced its Ksh 1 million platinum sponsorship for the 2nd Leadership Excellence Forum that gets underway from June 20th – 22nd at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi.

In the course of announcing its results on 1st March 2016, Barclays PLC issued the following statement regarding their shareholding in Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) (which owns 68.5% of BBK's shareholding)

Our MD Jeremy Awori outlines the status of Barclays Bank in Kenya

Barclays opened the doors of Rise New York, a physical space and virtual global community designed to pioneer the future of financial technology in July. In October we opened a hub in Africa and by the end of 2016, Barclays plans to have opened Rise hubs in North America, Europe, and Asia.