[kictanet] Mobile phones, SIM card prices up starting Friday on taxes

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 09:58:24 EAT 2022

Many thanks Victor,

I think it's time for us to seriously consider manufacturing most of this
devices locally. I hope the incoming government will consider this
otherwise such moves will only widen the gap between the haves and the have


On Sat, 16 Jul 2022, 8:32 am Victor Kapiyo via KICTANet, <
kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> "Effective 15th July 2022 we will be reviewing our SIM card pricing to
> Sh50 plus Sh50 airtime first top up to include the excise tax,” said
> Safaricom. “Phone prices will be adjusted to include the 10 percent
> excise tax and 25 percent import duty as existing stock levels are replaced
> with new stock on which the new taxes apply.”
> Read more -
> https://www.businessdailyafrica.com/bd/markets/commodities/mobile-phones-sim-card-prices-up-starting-friday-on-taxes-3880104
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