EPRA reduces fuel prices for April-May 2024

By Timothy Ongaya

Kenyans can once again breathe a sigh of relief as the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) announces the fifth consecutive monthly reduction in fuel prices. The move is a welcome relief to motorists who have been grappling with high fuel costs for a considerable period.

In the latest prices announced by the Regulatory Authority, the price of Super Petrol, Diesel, and Kerosene has been reduced by Kshs 5.31 per liter, Kshs 10.00 per litre, and Kshs 18.68 per litre respectively.

This means that for the people in Nairobi, the cost of Super Petrol will now retail at Kshs 193.84 per liter, Diesel at Kshs 180.38 per liter, and Kerosene at Kshs 170.06 per liter. 

Here’s an overview of the trend of fuel prices from April 2023 to April 2024:

The reduction in fuel prices is expected to positively impact Kenyan motorists, as they can now cost-effectively run their vehicles. The reduction in fuel costs is also expected to have a ripple effect on other sectors of the economy, as it will lead to lower transportation and production costs. AutoNews has some useful and practical tips for cost-effective vehicle running. Tips to lower your driving costs

As Kenyans take advantage of the reduced fuel prices to embark on road trips, it is essential to remember to adhere to traffic rules and regulations to ensure road safety:

-Keep left unless carefully overtaking

-Belt up

-The rains are here; desist driving in flash floods, flooded roads, and flooded riversides.

-For Passengers, for your own safety, kindly stop reckless drivers endangering your lives and those of other road users.

A graphical representation of the trend of fuel prices from April 2023-April 2024:

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