Kenyans are now worried over sharp increase of basic commodities such as unga,sugar and rice in the markets.
For the last one week a spot check conducted by Ghetto radio News reveals massive increase of sugar prices.
Two Kilograms of sugar is now going for Ksh. 180 from Ksh. 105.
Kabras sugar brand is going for Ksh. 136 shillings in most of the retail shops a move that is hurting Kenyans economically.
‘‘I have been forced to take a sugar break , I use soya instead of sugar because i can not afford it for now ,how do you explain 25 shillings increase at once,’’ Pipeline resident told Ghetto Radio News.
A section of Kenyans now wants the government to move with speed and moderate prices of basic commodities as we approach the festive season.
Most of the Unga prices have also gone up by 3-6 shillings depending on the brand.
Pembe is selling at Ksh. 128 from Ksh. 125 ,Ndovu Ksh. 127 with Ksh. 2 increase while Soko retails at Ksh. 129 having accrued a Ksh. 4 increase.