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Kenya Declares Public Holiday for Eid Al-Adha as Nation Prepares for Celebrations

Kenya Declares Public Holiday for Eid Al-Adha as Nation Prepares for Celebrations

Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki has officially announced that Monday, June 17, 2024, will be a public holiday in Kenya to celebrate Eid Al-Adha. Known as the 'Festival of Sacrifice,' Eid Al-Adha honors Prophet Ibrahim's devotion and willingness to sacrifice his son. This festival, one of the most significant in Islam, is marked by various rituals and communal prayers.

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Latest EPRA Review Leads to Minor Fuel Price Reduction in Kenya

Latest EPRA Review Leads to Minor Fuel Price Reduction in Kenya

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has decremented fuel prices in its recent review, with new rates effective until mid-next month. Diesel and super petrol see a slight decline in Nairobi, despite adverse economic cues like a weaker shilling and rising global fuel prices. This adjustment follows the cessation of a government subsidy last year.

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