Kenya will pay fuel subsidies to offset shortage fears
06 April 2022 | 10:30 am
Kenya plans to pay subsidy arrears to fuel sellers this week amid shortages at the pumps. Like many developing economies, Kenya has been reeling with rapidly rising fuel prices, accelerated by the conflict in Ukraine.
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