Worry in Uganda as fuel prices shoot up twice in four days

Kampala petrol station

Attendants refuel a car at a petrol station in Kampala. The current high fuel prices are attributed to the dynamics of the international oil market.

Photo credit: Alex Esagala | Daily Monitor

What you need to know:

  • Mr Daniel Birungi, executive director of the Uganda Manufacturers Association, said the increase in pump prices only complicates the already dire economic situation.

Fuel prices in Uganda have gone up twice in four days, with the trend expected to continue due to the increase of crude oil prices inn the international market.


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