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Kenya introduces tax on petroleum products

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Kenyan commuters have seen a hike in public transport fares after the government introduced a 16 percent value added tax on petroleum products.
The hike has seen a litre of petrol sell at one pound in the capital, Nairobi, with reports of 100 percent increases in public transport fares.
The new tax is likely to raise the cost of living as manufacturers who use diesel are expected to pass on the high cost of production to consumers.
A local TV station shared a video of motorcycle operators holding a protest against the tax hike in Nakuru town, in Nairobi.

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