Rising Food Prices Anger Kenyans

Kenyans have decried the rising cost of living on account of the rising prices of key household commodities, an issue that has been a talk on social media platforms.

Political leaders continue to engage in a blame game, while citizens complain of the struggle to put food on the table due to soaring food and fuel prices.

Many Kenyans have taken to Twitter to express their anger at the increases.

The overall rate of inflation in January, 2022 was 5.39% down from 5.73% recorded in December 2021 with the prices of commodities under food and non-alcoholic beverages increasing by 8.89%

In the latest figures, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures the percentage change in the price of a basket of goods and services consumed by households, increased by 0.31% from an index of 118.274 in December 2021 to 118.642 in January 2022, Teckler Ihissa reports for Capital FM.


Kenyan shillings (file photo).

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