On the 26th of july 2022, the Kenya power and lighting company took to their twitter page to announce a scheduled power outage in specific places country wide.
The kenya power and lighting company is the body in charge of electricity in Kenya. This has brought up controversies as most netizens complained of the outage.
The power outage as stated by the Kenya power and lighting company will be for the purposes of network maintanence of the specified areas.
Some of the areas that will be affected are; Parts of Makueni county , Kaumoni area , Mbubunu, Songeni, Kisau, Tawa market, kalawani, wanzauni, kikima, kyuu, Mbooni Girls and boys , Kivandini, Nveveni and adjacent customers as from 9 Am to 5Pm.
Another area that will be affected is the North rift region . Parts of Nandi region, Mlango, Ndalat, Kabiyet, Cheptil, Chepkemei, Kamasai, Kimungoror, Bishop Muge, Chepnoet, Tabolwa and adjacent customers. The power outage will run as from 10Am to 4Pm.
The western region will also be affected, parts of Kisumu county . The areas are Holo, Kombewa, Reru, Mariwa, Korwenje, Akado, Manywanda, Asar beach, Kit mikayi and adjacent customers.
The south Nyanza region will also suffer the outage from 9Am- 2pm. Parts of Migori that will be affected are:Rinya, sony sugar, rinya, dede, Chamguwadu, Kanyimachi, Mario Jokuro, Nyakuru omware, vuma fact, manyatta secondary and adjacent customers
Parts of Nyamira county will be affected. This unclude areas such as Kijauri roche, Simbaoti, Kineni, Nyansiongo high mission, Highland creamers, Manga Chepngombe, Raitigo , Kebuse and adjacent customers. The outage is scheduled as from 9Am to 2pm.
Lastly will be the mount kenya region, areas being parts of Embu county, Ekalala, Wendano wote. The outage will run from 9Am- 4pm.
People in the affected areas are advised to prepare for the outage , electricity being the main fuel for most bussinesses in Kenya