the stroke of midnight on Friday, 18/19th of March
2016, the whole of Coast Province descended into darkness and
the unbearable heat and humidity that we are all experiencing of
Thanks to Kenya
Power we spent the remainder of the night and most of Saturday
being tortured by the heat and by extension, lack of water, too,
since the pumps are all dependent on this questionable power
Mercifully, most of
us finally got our power back, but, a whole lot of others still
have not got their supply back to normal and are suffering high
voltage even as I write this.
Also, why does the
Coast Province suffer so many outages?
Not just in a month
or week, but everyday?
One never hears the
same kind of outages involving a whole town/city regarding the
rest of the country.
But, Mombasa can get
an award for the number of times that the whole town (I will not
call it a city since it does not behave like one), loses power
for hours on end.
Friday night was a
case in point.
Can Kenya Power
investigate and whoever else that is interested, why the Coast
and in particular Mombasa has so many outages on any given day?
There are also
fluctuations and power surges which, when reported are given
scant attention by this monopolizing power company.
Raziya Mohamedali, Mombasa.