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Relief as Kenyans pay less for basic items - The Standard

A drastic fall in the prices of Irish potatoes helped relieve the cost of living for Kenyans in July as inflation moved towards the Central Bank's (CBK) targets. According to the latest figures by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS ...and more »

Inflation drops to 7.47pc on lower food costs - Citizen TV (press release)

Imelda Akinyi, 25, arranges fruits at her stall in the trading centre of Kogelo, west of Kenya's capital Nairobi, July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya. The country's rate of inflation has for the third month running dropped to hit 7.47 percent in July ...and more »

Inflation back to governments' target range at 7.47pc - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 31 – Inflation has dropped to governments' targeted 7.47 percent in July from last months' 9. 21 percent just seven days to the General Election. This was attributed to the significant drop in food prices in the ...and more »

Relief for households as drop in food costs eases inflation - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Inflation dropped to 7.47 per cent last month on falling food prices, moving within the government's preferred range for the first time since February this year. The rate rose above the government's preferred band of 2.5 to 7.5 per cent earlier in ...and more »

UPDATE 1-Kenya year-on-year inflation falls to 7.47 pct in July - Reuters Africa

NAIROBI, July 31 (Reuters) - Kenya's annual inflation dropped to 7.47 percent this month from 9.21 percent in June, falling within the government's preferred range for the first time since February this year, the statistics office said on Monday. The ...and more »