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List of areas that will be affected by power blackout

Kenya Power announced that three counties will today, Monday, October 2, 2023, will experience a power blackout.

The electricity provider said that the power interruptions resulted from scheduled maintenance.

Nairobi Region was listed as the first area affected by the power interruptions that will last for eight hours from 9 am.

The specific areas within Nairobi that will be affected include parts of Dagoretti Road, Dagoretti Children Home, Dagoretti Center, Shell Petrol Station, Dagoretti Market, Gitiba Primary School, Gachui Market, Kirigu Village and Kabiria Village.

Other areas include Pathanios, Ruthimitu, Ndonyo, Pentecostal Church of East Africa (PCEA), Karuga Flats Kikuyu Road, Mutuini Primary, Makaburini, Waithaka Social Center, Quickmart, Southern Bypass, Lepic Academy, Rhino Park, Parts of Kerarapon Road, Karinde Water Pump and Air, Travel and Related Studies.

Others are Hilltop Garden, Karinde Shell Petrol Station, Muhugu, and adjacent customers.

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Parts of Kisii County will also be affected by the power interruptions. The specific areas include Nyacheki Road.

Others include Ibacho Market, Masimba Market, Gesusu High School, Nakuru Secondary School, Geteri, Nyacheki Market, and adjacent customers.

Parts of Nyamira County will also be affected by the power blackout. The specific areas include Nyamira Town, Nyamira Teaching and Referral Hospital, Nyamira County Police Headquarters, Nyamira’s County Commissioners Office, Sanganyi Tea Factory, Kebirigo Tea Factory and Nyamira County Offices.

Others include Egesieri, Nyabite, Tente, Konate, Sironga Girls, Makairo Market, Nyakemincha Secondary School, Bosiango, Nami Secondary School, Marindi, Kenyambi, Mabundu and adjacent customers.

On Sunday, a similar blackout was also witnessed in four counties, including Machakos County, Homa Bay County, Nyamira County, and Machakos County.

On Saturday, the blackout affected only parts of Nairobi, within the Cabanas area.

Whenever there is a blackout, most business people usually count losses, especially those whose businesses fully rely on electricity.

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