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Kenya's overall inflation rate rises to 5-year high - Xinhua

Kenya's overall inflation rate rises to 5-year highXinhuaNAIROBI, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's overall monthly inflation increased to a five-year high to 11.7 percent in May from 11.48 percent in April driven by increases in food items and fuel prices due to prevailing drought conditions, the statistics bureau ...and more »

Cost of living in May went up to 11.7pc - K24 TV;

Cost of living in May went up to 11.7pc - K24 TV

K24 TVCost of living in May went up to 11.7pcK24 TVPhoto: A plate of ugali and sukuma wiki, a favourite meal in many Kenyan households. Use of whole meal flour is on the decline. Photo/FILE. The cost of life in Kenya rose from 11.48 per cent in April to 11.70 per cent in May, driven mainly by the ...and more »

Food prices hits 13-month high as overall inflation stays in double digits - The Standard;

Food prices hits 13-month high as overall inflation stays in double digits - The Standard

The StandardFood prices hits 13-month high as overall inflation stays in double digitsThe StandardAgriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett with millers representatives when he announced subsidised maize flour prices. [file, Standard]. The State's efforts at taming the cost of living seem to have borne little fruit, with food prices now priced at 21 ...and more »

Rising food, fuel prices lift inflation to five-year high - Daily Nation;

Rising food, fuel prices lift inflation to five-year high - Daily Nation

Daily NationRising food, fuel prices lift inflation to five-year highDaily NationA shopper at Nakumatt Supermarket's maize flour section. The staple food was among basic items that were cited by the statistics bureau for pushing the cost of living measure to new highs. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NMG ...and more »

Inflation shoots to 11.7% in May amid high food prices - The Star, Kenya;

Inflation shoots to 11.7% in May amid high food prices - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaInflation shoots to 11.7% in May amid high food pricesThe Star, KenyaAn employe restocks the dairy products section at a supermarket in Nairobi, Kenya May 8, 2017. /REUTERS. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Kenya's overall inflation has risen from 11.48 per cent in April to 11.70 per cent in May ...and more »

Inflation rises to a five-year high in May - Daily Nation;

Inflation rises to a five-year high in May - Daily Nation

Daily NationInflation rises to a five-year high in MayDaily NationA milk collection centre. Inflation has hit a five-year high of 11.70 per cent, lifted by higher food and fuel prices that have been on the rise since last year. FILE PHOTO | NMG. In Summary. Official data shows inflation has increased from 11.48 per ...and more »

Sugar prices drive inflation to 7.2% - New Vision;

Sugar prices drive inflation to 7.2% - New Vision

New VisionSugar prices drive inflation to 7.2%New VisionAccording to data from the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the Consumer Price Index (CPI) has risen by 0.4 percentage points to 7.2% in May from 6.8% that was recorded in April 2017. The report further indicates that this is so far the highest the ...and more »

Inflation hits 11.7pc in May amidst Govt maize flour subsidy - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

Inflation hits 11.7pc in May amidst Govt maize flour subsidy - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Inflation hits 11.7pc in May amidst Govt maize flour subsidyCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – The country's year –on-year inflation has risen to 11.70 percent in May from 11.48 percent last month, on the back of higher prices of food despite Government's maize flour subsidy. The Kenya National ...and more »

Kenyan inflation rises to 11.7% in May - eNCA;

Kenyan inflation rises to 11.7% in May - eNCA

eNCAKenyan inflation rises to 11.7% in MayeNCAFile: In February, food prices in Kenya were driven higher by a drought that left about 2.7 million people in need of food aid. Photo: AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA. NAIROBI - Kenya's inflation rose in May, driven by higher food prices, the statistics office ...and more »

Uganda inflation jumps in May, driven by food price rises - Daily Mail

Uganda inflation jumps in May, driven by food price risesDaily MailKAMPALA, May 31 (Reuters) - Higher food prices pushed up Ugandan inflation in May, the statistics office said on Wednesday, but policy makers are not expected to hike rates because weak economic growth is still an overriding concern. The Uganda Bureau ...and more »

Uganda inflation jumps in May, driven by food prices rises - Citizen TV (press release);

Uganda inflation jumps in May, driven by food prices rises - Citizen TV (press release)

Citizen TV (press release)Uganda inflation jumps in May, driven by food prices risesCitizen TV (press release)The Uganda Bureau of Statistics said inflation rose to 7.2 percent year-on-year from 6.8 percent in April. It said core inflation – which strips out food, fuel, metered water and electricity prices – rose to 5.1 percent from 4.9 percent a month earlier ...and more »