Kenya Power Warns Of Power Blackouts Across The Country

By  |  August 2, 2019

Kenya Power Lighting Corporation has announced power interruptions across the country at different levels beginning Sunday, 4th August.

In a statement, the power firm warned over 20 counties to brace for the power blackout which is likely to affect various businesses in the country.

“Notice is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted to facilitate maintenance and upgrade of the power line to the network; to connect new customers or to replace power lines,” part of the statement read.

The affected places in Nairobi County include the areas around Kasarani, the Nairobi West region, which includes part of Ngong road, Nairobi hospital, South C, Kitengela and Isinya which will experience blackout from 9 am to 5 pm.

Estates located in Embakasi and Syokimau will also experience blackout on Sunday while Njiru and Chokaa areas will have a blackout on August 8. Kajiado, parts of Langata Road, Marakwet Road, and part of Tuala will be without power from 9 am to 5 pm either on August 6 or 8.

Within the Nakuru Central Business District (CBD) and part of Naivasha town, power blackouts will be experienced on Sunday while Milimani areas will experience blackouts from 830 am to 5 pm on Thursday next week.

On Tuesday next week from 830am to 5 pm, Kongoni, Rainforest, Ndabibi, Spin Knit, Kapi, and lower industrial areas residents will experience blackouts.

In Bomet County, the residents will be hit by the blackout on Monday and Wednesday next week from 8 am to 5 pm while some parts of Kericho County will experience the blackout on Monday at the same period.

Coast region comprising of Kwale, Taita Taveta, Kilifi and Mombasa counties will have blackouts on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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