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Most city estates still without power

22 November 2011, 14:41

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 22 – Most city estates mainly in Eastlands are still experiencing a major power outage since Sunday due to the heavy rains.

Kenya Power said the electricity disruption occasioned by the damage of two 66 KV lines in Ruaraka and Steel Billets substation had also affected other parts including Westlands where power has since been restored.

“Much of the City’s Eastlands estates such as Kayole, Komarock, Ruai, Kamulu, parts of Buruburu and adjacent areas remain without power owing to serious damages sustained at Steel Billets substation,” a statement from the power firm said.

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