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School uniforms, book prices up

28 December 2011, 09:41

Nairobi - According to Capital News, 2011 has proven to be a very hard year for most Kenyans, especially for parents who are preparing their children for school as fees, uniforms and textbooks prices shoot up.

In a bid to save, many parents opted not to travel up-country for Christmas due to high transport costs but are now finding themselves in yet another tight situation as they budget for the 2012’s school expenses.

Reports indicate that some schools have already had to increase their fees by 50 to 70 percent for next year, due to the current high inflation rate in Kenya.

- For more visit Capital News

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