Tanzania’s inflation at 5.0 percent yr/yr in August

A Muslim faithful walks through the "Darajani" market during the holy month of Ramadan at the historic centre of Stone Town on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar, July 21, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania’s inflation fell to 5.0 percent year-on-year in August, down from 5.2 percent a month earlier due to slowing food price rises, the statistics office said on Friday.

Reporting by Fumbuka Ng’wanakilala; Editing by George Obulutsa

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