Kenyans still paying less for fuel compared to Uganda, Tanzania
As the fuel prices crisis goes on, Kenyans ae currently enjoying the cheap petrol prices compared to Uganda and Tanzania.
The move comes days after President Uhuru Kenyatta okayed a fresh Sh16 billion subsidy on the prices of the special commodity.
According to Kenyansdata report, the cost of petrol in Kenya is now at Sh159.12.
That’s Sh60 less than the petrol is sold in Uganda and Sh4 less than in Tanzania.
The increase in fuel prices has been attributed to instability caused by the Russia-Ukraine war and led to increase in prices of commodities and transport coast.
The move also come months after land-locked Uganda struck a deal with the Kenyan government on fuel supply.
The Uganda government demanded fixed monthly transit petroleum product quotas to ease shortages amid anxiety over a fuel crisis.
Last year, Kenyans were paying up to Sh19 more for a liter of petrol compared to Uganda and Tanzania.
This caused motorist and transporters to paying more than double what their counterparts in the neighboring countries were paying.
The fuel crisis in Kenya made some motorist to flee to the neighboring countries to get fuel at affordable price.