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Kenya’s overall inflation drops to 5% in August

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Kenya’s overall inflation drops to 5% in August


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According to the bureau, lower food cost was attributed mainly to favourable weather conditions.

Mwangi said the housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ index fell by 0.10 per cent as a result of lower prices of some cooking fuels.

The transport index decreased by 0.03 per cent, on account of a reduction in the pump prices of diesel and petrol, the statistics body said.

The prices data was obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones in Nairobi and 13 other urban centres. (Xinhua/)

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