Charcoal, electricity price increase hits poor homes in Kenya

Business Daily

Low-income households also incurred huge electricity costs as power bills for homes that consume 50 units of electricity a month crossed the Sh700-mark for the first time this year, making electricity among the basic household items whose price is rising at the fastest rate. Users of 50 units paid Sh745 in April this year — an all-time high — and 26.3 per cent up from the Sh590 it cost in the same period a year earlier.

Source: Business Daily


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