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Kenya Power announces blackout after disruption to three major supply lines

Blackout reported as Kenya Power announces disruption to three major electricity supply lines in Nairobi.

On Sunday, January 7, Kenya power declared that Kiambu and Nairobi Counties’ main electricity supply lines had been lost. 

Kenya power said in a statement that technicians were attempting to restore electricity to Fedha Estate, Tel Aviv, Tassia, and the surrounding areas, and that the supply line was out. 

The Sunday morning blackout also damaged a power line that serves Kiambu County. 

“Supply line serving Kwihota, Kihunguro, Murera, Ruiru, Gatongora, Kilimambogo, Kamakis, Mitikeda Ruiru, Karuguru near Eden academy and environs is off. We are on it,” the power transmission company stated. 

Additionally, a third supply line was reported in Kinoo and Uthiru regions. 

The areas affected in the third supply line include; Ndumbuini, Kanyariri, Kabete Vetlab, Uthiru, and Kinoo.

Other estates include; Kwa Mugo Njathaini, Uthiru 87, Gakobu and its environs. 

This was in addition to a 7-hour blackout that had been scheduled in Thika Town. 

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Kenya Power on Saturday, January 6, announced that due to scheduled maintenance, most of Thika Town would experience a blackout between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

This includes areas in Starehe, Biafra, Thika High School, Munene Industries, Bishop Okoye, Kimathi, Pilot, and Thika Cloth Mills.

Other areas in Kenya which will experience power disruptions on Sunday include Kalemngorok Centre in Turkana County. 

Kenya Power announced that this was also necessitated by scheduled maintenance in the area. 

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