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Kenya Power explains cause of major blackout


Most parts of the country were on Monday morning in darkness after a major fault on one of the Kenya Power substations.

The Ndenderu substation which supplies Nairobi, Coast and Mt Kenya regions experienced a technical fault resulting to the major blackout.

The power distributing company made an explanation via Twitter.

According to the daily updates by the company, some parts of the city were scheduled for maintenance Monday but the fault at the Ndenderu substation threw the entire city in blackout.

This even as parts of the city among them Ruai, Utawala, Mihango, Njiru, Athi River and Kileleshwa experienced interruptions on Sunday night.