Kenya Energy Regulator Raises Gasoline, Diesel, Kerosene Prices

Kenya, the largest economy in East Africa, raised the maximum prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene after the cost of imported fuel products increased, the Energy Regulatory Commission said.

Super petrol, the most commonly used gasoline grade, climbed 6.31 shillings to 115.26 shillings a liter in the capital, Nairobi, the regulator said today in an e-mailed statement.

Diesel prices increased 5.04 shillings a liter to 106.11 shillings, while the cost of kerosene, a fuel used for cooking and lighting, rose 6.36 shillings to 86.01 shillings, it said.

The price changes take effect tomorrow and end Nov. 14.

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