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Kenya's rising food prices hurt both buyers and sellers

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Food price increases that have caused riots elsewhere in Africa have reached Kenya, and Nairobi residents don't know what to do.

Staple foods are twice the price they were at the start of 2011. Mike Pflanz hears how this is hurting traders and customers alike.

It is not yet dawn but Wakulima Market is chaos. Bystanders duck as men carrying 150 pound bags on their shoulders hiss past. Handcart pullers jostle for business in the fluorescent half-light. Vegetable trucks reverse blindly.

Read full article in the Christian Science Monitor