Pay Kenyans who suffered for collecting firewood

Kakuma Refugee Camp

A woman walks home carrying a pile of firewood on her head at the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Turkana County in this picture taken on June 15, 2018.

Photo credit: Francis Nderitu | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • First they slapped the food we eat with taxes, but Kenyans kept quiet because they were not food.
  • They have now come for our cooking gas, and we have to defend the right of Kenyans to cook with gas.

We began this month with news that isn’t good for our heart. The Finance Act 2020 couldn’t wait to be given the powers to visit Kenyans, and when it did, instead of bringing us food, it raided our kitchens and slapped us with heavy tax for using cooking gas.

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