KAMPALA, July 1, 2008 (AFP) - Soaring
food and fuel prices drove Ugandan inflation to a three-year high of 12.4
percent in June, the government said on Tuesday.
'The rise in inflation was mainly attributed
to higher price levels for food, beverages and tobacco, fuel, household
and personal goods and transport and communication,' a statement from the
Uganda Bureau of Statistics said.
Ugandans were really feeling the pinch
from the inflation, which was up from 11.2 percent in May, said bureau
spokesman Matthew Ssewanyana.
'What is happening at the moment is that