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Food isle in a supermarket. Retail traders have urged the government to reduce tax in the port of Mombasa for ordinary citizen to get commodities at a cheaper price.

Many Kenyans have complained that the cost of living has gone up considerably especially for essential commodities in the country.
Many say they have either not seen any change to the previous budget as they urged the government to focus on key sectors such as agriculture, education and health.

Some say that they were given a chance to voice their opinions about their expectations for this year’s budget; many were unaware about the whole budgetary process.

Retail traders have urged the government to reduce tax in the port of Mombasa for ordinary citizen to get commodities at a cheaper price.
They also want the IEBC stalemated to be resolved fast since the demos are negatively affecting business.

Kenya also want the government to come up with ways of reducing recurrent expenditure, one way being reducing the number of government of government departments.

The Cabinet secretary for the National Treasury is expected to deliver the national budget statement at the National Assembly on Wednesday at 3.00pm.
All other East Africa Community Nations will also deliver their budget on Wednesday.
The Government proposes to spend 2.2 trillion shillings majority of which will go to recurrent expenditure.

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