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Friday blackout list: Areas that will be affected by power outages

By Nyaboga Kiage September 29th, 2023 2 min read

Kenya Power has said that three counties will, on Friday, September 29, 2023, experience power interruptions.

According to a statement by the company, the power interruptions will be part of “network maintenance.”

In Nairobi County, the areas that will be affected include Runda Evergreen Estate, Runda Meadows, Duom Palm Street, Tara Road, Cactus Street, Baobab Street, Ebony Street, and Garden Drive.

Other areas within the same county include Woodvale Drive, Flame Tree, Mugumo Drive, Parts of Ruaka Road, and adjacent customers.

The next county that will be affected includes parts of Homabay County. They include Ndhiwa and Sukari Industries.

Other areas that will be affected include Mirogi Complex, Ruma National Park, Ongeng Market, Whole of Ndhiwa Market, Ojode Unga, Sukari Industries, Ligodho Primary and Secondary Schools, Miranga Market and Kalimindi Market.

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Other areas include; Wachara Market, Kobama Market, Ratanga Market, Nyamogo Girls, Got Kojowi Market, Ranen Mikumi, and adjacent customers.

Parts of Kirinyaga County will also be affected by the power interruptions. The specific places include Kutus Mjini, Kithiririti, Parts of Kutus Town, Kutus Mjini, Kutus Market, Delta Petrol Station, Kithiriti, Kafadhiro, Kiangai, Kiourugari Market, and adjacent customers.

On Thursday, September 28, 2023, seven counties were affected by the power interruptions, with the electricity provider stating that it was due to normal maintenance.

Nairobi County will be the most affected among the seven counties, with Muthaiga Estate topping the list.

The areas within the city that were badly affected included Muthaiga Road, Karura Avenue, Muthaiga Crescent, Naivasha Avenue, Tchui, Serengeti, Matundu Road, Mua Park, Gertrude Hospital, Orchard Cl, Muthaiga Gardens, Muthaiga Inn and adjacent customers.

Saika Area will also be affected by the power interruptions, with areas that will experience the power interruptions being parts of Kangundo Road, Saika Estate, Obama, KPCU, Silanga, Slaughter House, Maili Saba, Kayole Junction, and adjacent customers.

Whenever there is a power blackout, most businesses get affected, with the owners remaining counting losses.

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