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TOUGH LIFE

ORINAH ORINAH: State should explain hiked sugar prices

The skyrocketing in the past few weeks has raised more questions than answers

In Summary

•Since November, the two kg of sugar has shot to Sh295 and Sh300 from Sh180 and Sh200 respectively, depending on the sugar brand.

•Existing findings and statistics by the Borgen Project, Cross Catholic, Wikipedia me among other researchers indicate that the 2015-2016 poverty index rate stood at 36.1 per cent.

The concerned authority owes Kenyans an explanation on the skyrocket of sugar prices.

The increase in prices over the past few weeks has raised more questions than answers across the board...