Kenya’s rate of inflation rose to 9.04 percent year-on-year in February, up from 6.99 in January. The highest rate recorded since June 2012 according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
On a month-on-month basis, inflation was at 1.80 percent compared to 1.00 percent a month earlier.
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics says food and non alcoholic drinks went up by 3.28 percent in February attributed to increases in the prices of Sukuma Wiki, maize flour, milk, cabbages, Potatoes and maize grain.
Housing, water, electricity and gas index went up by 0.4 percent while transport index went up by 0.74 percent in the period under review.