May 9, 2020 / 6:06 AM / 21 days ago

Kenya's power blackout due to glitch in transmission grid - Kenya Power

NAIROBI, May 9 (Reuters) - Kenya was hit by nationwide power blackout on Saturday that was caused by system disturbance in the transmission grid, distributor Kenya Power said in a statement.

The utility said power went out at 5:49 a.m.(0249 GMT).

“Our engineers are working to identify and address the hitch, towards restoring normal electricity supply,” it said. (Reporting by George Obulutsa and Duncan Miriri; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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