Nakuru Farmers cry to Uhuru over harsh economy

Farmers in Bahati sub county of Nakuru are decrying the 16% VAT imposed on fuel that has led to the harsh economy due to increased price of farm inputs. Addressing media at Bahati’s Maili Kumi market, the farmers led by Mr. George Gatiba said the harsh economy has nothing for them to benefit from their farms as inputs are expensive and they might opt to shun farming if the government does not step. “Prices of all farm inputs have gone up and we are now left to suffer. We are…

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Rift Valley elders warn Uhuru over harsh economy facing Kenyans

The Rift Valley Council of elders is now calling on President Uhuru Kenyatta to listen to the outcry of Kenyans concerning the high fuel prices and intervene in the situation. Addressing media in Nakuru led by Patron Gilbert Kabage, the elders say this is not time to implement the 16% VAT on fuel owing to the harsh economic crisis facing Kenyans. Kabage also slammed the Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich for the move he took in the whole situation that has left Kenyans suffering. “This is not the time to…

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