[Stoves] Africa's future lies in energy-saving jiko

tmiles at trmiles.com tmiles at trmiles.com
Wed Dec 13 11:13:51 MST 2017


A local opinion:

 
<https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001262932/africa-s-future-lies-in-
energy-saving-jiko>
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001262932/africa-s-future-lies-in-e
nergy-saving-jiko

Africa's future lies in energy-saving jiko

By David Manoa <https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/author/David-Manoa>  |
Published Wed, December 13th 2017 at 00:00, Updated December 12th 2017 at
22:24 GMT +3 

 

Also,

Charcoal costs hit new record as cooking gas demand drops

Sunday, December 10, 2017 22:00

By TIMOTHY ODINGA 

 

''Charcoal prices have hit a new record in a period that has seen demand for
cooking gas fall on rising costs.
Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows that the
price of charcoal in a four-kilogramme tin has steadily risen to an average
of Sh81.91, the highest since the agency started making public monthly
prices of the commodity in 2007.

Charcoal prices have more than doubled since 2008 when the tin retailed at
an average of Sh35, a blow to low-income h...ouseholds.

But gas prices have been rising since March with the 13kg cylinder currently
retailing at Sh2,250 from slightly below Sh2,000 in March. This has
triggered a drop in consumption from 5,690 tonnes in the three months to
March to 3,790 tonnes in the quarter to July, a 33 per cent drop. '' from
the 
 <https://www.facebook.com/BusinessDailyAfrica/?fref=mentions> BUSINESS
DAILY AFRICA

http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/economy/Charcoal-costs-hit-new-record-as-
cooking-gas-demand-drops/3946234-4222584-yl3ikrz/index.html 

 

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