In the last few weeks, Kenyans have been suffering due to high prices of items and basically the economy has gone too high for a common citizen. The government increased fuel prices with claims that they're collecting money to pay debts which have accumulated in the last few years. The value added tax when shopping for goods has also increased and basically Kenyans are suffering. Today, ' The Star' media house announced some bad news to Kenyans and most especially, alcohol and cigarette users. It has been reported that the price of these products are going to increase to enhance revenue collection. Consumers will pay 5.77 shillings extra on prices of beer while spirits prices will be increased by Sh13.20. Price for a packet of 20 cigarettes will be increased by Sh3.20. Bottle water will increase by Sh3.47. This new prices will be effective from 1st October this year. The government is considering taxing these items since they are fast moving products in the market.
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