Kenya Power Forced To Respond As Many Parts Of Nairobi Experience Blackout

kenya power
Kenya Power [Photo/Courtesy]

Residents in many parts of Nairobi are experiencing a power outage.

Some of the areas affected include Langata, Kiserian, Matasia, Ngong, South B, South C, Syokimau, Nyayo Estate, Pipeline, Villa Franca, Upperhill, Ngumo, JKIA, Mombasa Road, Nairobi West, lmara Daima and Athi River.

Earlier, Kangemi, Kabete and neighbouring residents also experienced a blackout that lasted for hours.

In a statement on Sunday night, the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) confirmed that many parts in the county are experiencing power interruptions.

Read: #SwitchOffKPLC: Kenyans Irate After Experts Unearth Kenya Power’s Flawed Billing System

KPLC urged the residents to be patient as their engineers work to resolve a technical hitch causing the blackout.

With a majority of Kenyans working from home in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, many took to the platform to air their frustrations as the interruptions meant no work and cancelled meetings for some.

Here are some of the reactions:

Email your news TIPS to or WhatsApp +254708677607. You can also find us on Telegram through

Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Here Is a Sneak-peek of K24’s New Team

WWE Legend The Undertaker Quits After Three Decades