Nairobi among counties to be affected by Saturday blackout

By , K24 Digital
On Sat, 20 Apr, 2024 07:25 | 2 mins read
Kenya Power technician at work
Kenya Power technician at work. PHOTO/Kenya Power Care/Facebook

Kenya Power issued a notice informing Kenyans of a scheduled blackout on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

The utility firm in the notice on its website said that the power interruption is necessary to facilitate maintenance and upgrade of power lines to the network.

"Notice is hereby given under Rule 27 of the Electric Power Rules that the electricity supply will be interrupted as here under: (It is necessary to interrupt supply periodically to facilitate maintenance and upgrade of power lines to the network; to connect new customers or to replace power lines during construction, etc.)," Kenya Power said.

The utility firm noted that the Saturday power interruption will affect Nairobi and Uasin Gishu Counties.


Parts of Nairobi County will be affected by an eight-hour blackout, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Area: Golf Course, Kibera. Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 am.

Places affected: Malibu Court Madaraka, Kasneb Towers, Geomaps, Part of Kenyatta Hosp, KEMRI Kenyatta, Kenyatta Hospital Staff Quarters, Madina Centre Mosque, Mbaruk Rd, Kanjaro Rd, Mosiro Rd, Sunview Est, Golf Course Est, Ngumo Est, Kibera AMREF, Silanga, Laini Saba & adjacent customers.

Area: South C, Nairobi West. Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 am.

Places affected: Whole of South C, Whole of Nairobi West, Whole of Madaraka, Part of Langata Rd, Part of Mbagathi Way, Total Mbagathi Way, Jonathan Glog, Funguo Est, Akila Ests, Wilson Airport, Part of Sunshine School, Miller Est, Oleshapara Ave, Memon Est, Muhoho Ave, Best Western Hotel, Deliverance Church Langata Rd, Jonathan Ngeno Est, Breeze Est, White Star Academy, Freedom Heights, Rubis Petrol Stn, Langata Rd, Uchumi S/Mkt, Ngumo Est, Part of KNH, Kibera & adjacent customers.

Uasin Gishu

Parts of Uasin Gishu county will experience power interruptions from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Area: Seregeya Market.

Places affected: Aligula Mkt, Aligula Pri Sch, Seregeya Mkt, Mlimani Centre & adjacent customers.

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