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Wananchi helping in felling shilling

By Donald Magomere | Jan 17th 2016 | 1 min read

Kenyans’ tastes are one of the factors causing the shilling to rapidly deteriorate. We should prioritise Kenyan products and services, especially where there are alternatives. The Government should advice its citizens to consume Kenyan products.

Today, Chinese toothpastes, Netherlands chocolates and Indian margarine, all have local substitutes in the market. Buying such kills our shilling and the local industry too.

Mitumba now dominates 90 per cent of the local market.

We should take pride in our own, our past ancestors priced for it and our mandate is to build.

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