EPRA has maintained high fuel prices in Kenya! The governmental energy regulatory authority discounted diesel and lamp oil costs while keeping up with petroleum rates.
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In a statement on Tuesday, the energy controller uncovered that the costs of petroleum will stay unaltered for the long stretch of November.
EPRA High Fuel Prices in Kenya
Diesel, which is utilized by most manufacturers and commercial vehicle owners will retail at Ksh. 203.47.
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On the other hand, kerosene will cost Ksh. 203.06 at the pump.
“In the period under review, the maximum allowed petroleum pump price for Super Petrol remains unchanged while that of Diesel and Kerosene decreased by Ksh. 2.00 per litre.”
Motorists in Nairobi will henceforth buy Petroleum, Diesel, and Lamp oil at Ksh. 217.36, Ksh. 203.47 and Ksh. 203.06 separately.
In Mombasa, Petroleum, Diesel, and Lamp oil will sell at Ksh. 214.30, Ksh. 200.41 and Ksh. 199.99 separately.
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EPRA reported that Petroleum costs in Nakuru will be exchanged at Ksh. 216.35, Diesel at Ksh. 202.88 and Lamp oil at Ksh. 202.46.
Eldoret drivers will buy the three wares at Ksh. 217.12, Ksh. 203.65 and Ksh. 203.22 separately.
Other parts of the country regions will purchase fuel as high as somewhere in the range of Ksh. 220 and Ksh. 227.
These regions include Lokitaung, Lomut, Lodwar, Kakuma, Lokichar, Kalokol, Lokori, Lokichogio, Kibish, Nakale, Korr, Marsabit, Garissa, Isiolo, Moyale, Wajir, and Kolacha.
On the contrary, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of Energy Davis Chirchir is on record for alleging that oil prices could soon hit Ksh. 300 per liter; should the Israeli war in Gaza escalate.
On his side, President Ruto is on record for saying that his hands are tied on the issue.
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A review of the high fuel prices in Kenya comes at a time when Kenyans are pressuring President Ruto to lower the cost of living. Meanwhile, analysts maintain that the head of state should reduce the cost of fuel as is the case in Tanzania and other neighboring countries.