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Election prompts August inflation to rise to 8.04pc - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 31 – Inflation in August rose to 8.04 per cent crossing the governments' target of 7.5 per cent compared to July's 7.47 per cent due to the rise in the cost of food items. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics ...and more »

Inflation rate rises from 7.47% to 8.04% - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The rate of inflation has marginally risen from 7.47 percent to 8.04 percent, driven by an increase in the cost of energy and the price of some food items. This means the rate of inflation has again breached the government's medium term target of 7.5 ...and more »

More pain for consumers as inflation edges up to 8.04 percent - The Standard

An increase in the price of basic food commodities and electricity in August saw Kenya's inflation figures climbing back up, putting a strain on the budgets of millions of households across the country. Data released by the Kenya National Bureau of ...and more »