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SOCIETY

Senior Kenya Power Officials Arrested Over Suspected Vandalism Of Towers

Detectives arrested ten high-ranking Kenya Power officials on Tuesday as part of their ongoing probe into the suspected purposeful disruption of energy supply that left portions of the country without power last week. After being questioned at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Kiambu headquarters on Tuesday, the officers were arrested on miscellaneous application and carelessness and are currently being held at Muthaiga Police Station awaiting arraignment on Wednesday.

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Senior Kenya Power Officials Arrested Over Suspected Vandalism Of Towers

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Crucial Message From KPLC To All Kenyan Customers

Photo/Courtesy All KPLC customers have been urged to set up bill alerts. Initially, all customers had to wait for couple of weeks before they could get their monthly bills. All Kenya Power's bills used to pay their bills through the postal services. Therefore it meant customers had to wait for long and keep checking in their postal boxes to confirm their bills.

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Crucial Message From KPLC To All Kenyan Customers

SOCIETY

DCI Goes After 18 KPLC Officials Over Nationwide Blackout

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) grilled 18 officials at the Kenya Power Company among them five senior officers over the collapse of four towers in the Nairobi-Kiambere Power transmission line. The DCI senior officials grilled by the DCI were: the Acting General Manager, Network Management, Chief Engineer Transmission countrywide, Countrywide Management Security Service Unit, the chief security officer Nairobi Region and a technician.

  3 days ago ago
DCI Goes After 18 KPLC Officials Over Nationwide Blackout

SOCIETY

Power interruptions Alongside Unexpected Rainfall Witnessed in Most Parts of the country

Kenya Power has announced a scheduled power loss. The power loss will be witnessed today 17th January 2022 From 9 am to 3 pm in Nyamira County with its environments. This comes after Kenya power also announced power loos from the main transmitter in Nairobi -Embakasi Early last week.

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Power interruptions Alongside Unexpected Rainfall Witnessed in Most Parts of the country

POLITICS

BREAKING: Electricity Bills Reduced by 15% as Promised by The President

Over the last month, the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, promised Kenyans that there would be a power reduction by 15% which would be effected by the body responsible for power distribution in the country. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. However, Kenyans have taken to social media to complain of the power bills that remain high despite the promise by the President that they would be brought down by December of 2021.

  11 days ago ago
BREAKING: Electricity Bills Reduced by 15% as Promised by The President

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenya Power Determined To Boost Service Delivery In Salgaa, Nakuru County

Kenya Power is keen on improving service delivery to large power consumers within Salgaa area in Nakuru County in a bid to promote the manufacturing sector. The move follows the recent elevation of Nakuru to a city and with Salgaa having been designated as an industrial hub, the power utility firm uncovered that there was a need to ensure there is reliable electricity.

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Kenya Power Determined To Boost Service Delivery In Salgaa, Nakuru County

ECONOMY-FINANCE

KPLC set to set up electric car charging stations in malls and highways

KPLC has indicated that it wants to increase its footprint in the electric car business by building statewide charging stations and lobbying for lower import taxes on non-fuel vehicles. The power company announced plans to build a network of public electric car charging stations, removing one of Kenya's biggest barriers to electric vehicle adoption.

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KPLC set to set up electric car charging stations in malls and highways

SOCIETY

Kenya Power Express Their Outrage Over Frequent Vandalism Affecting Power Transmission

Following the recent power blackout in Kenya that left the country in darkness for some time Kenya power still expresses it’s apologies to consumers following the power shortage. However the power company have outlined some of the major  challenges that contribute to power blackout in Kenya. Speaking in Eldoret during media workshop with Kenya power ,North Rift region Kenya power engineer Mr Kipkemoi Kibias said vandalism is a major challenge that Kenya power faces.

  6 days ago ago
Kenya Power Express Their Outrage Over Frequent Vandalism Affecting Power Transmission

POLITICS

Why Kenya Power Failed to Reduce Electricity Bills Despite Orders From President Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta had warmed Kenyans hearts during Jamhuri Day celebration where he revealed that electricity bills would reduce in December. However, Kenyans were left asking themselves questions on why their electricity bill is still the same despite the orders. They later directed their anger towards president Uhuru accusing him of playing mind games with them.

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Why Kenya Power Failed to Reduce Electricity Bills Despite Orders From President Uhuru Kenyatta

SOCIETY

Road Contractor, 56, Found Dead In a Suspected Electrocution While Fetching Water In Mayanja

A 56-year-old Road contractor found dead in a suspected electrocution while fetching water in Mayanja trading centre, Bungoma County. The deceased; Jackson Wesonga reportedly touched an electric live wire that was hanging from his neigbour's kiosk before being killed by electric shock. Bungoma South Director of Criminal Investigations Elijah Macharia stated the shopkeeper of the kiosk has been nabbed to assist the police with probes.

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Road Contractor, 56, Found Dead In a Suspected Electrocution While Fetching Water In Mayanja

SOCIETY

DCI of Criminal Investigations grill 18 KPLC Officials Over Nationwide Blackout

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) grilled 18 officials at the Kenya Power Company among them five senior officers over the collapse of four towers in the Nairobi-Kiambere Power transmission line. The DCI senior officials grilled by the DCI were: the Acting General Manager, Network Management, Chief Engineer Transmission countrywide, Countrywide Management Security Service Unit, the chief security officer Nairobi Region and a technician.

  3 days ago ago
DCI of Criminal Investigations grill 18 KPLC Officials Over Nationwide Blackout

SOCIETY

Probe Underway As DCI Go After 18 KPLC Officials Linked With The Nationwide Blackout

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) questioned 18 Kenya Power Company officials, including five senior officers, about the collapse of four towers on the Nairobi-Kiambere Power transmission line. The Acting General Manager, Network Management, Chief Engineer Transmission nationwide, Countrywide Management Security Service Unit, the Chief Security Officer Nairobi Region, and a technician were among the DCI high executives examined by the DCI.

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Probe Underway As DCI Go After 18 KPLC Officials Linked With The Nationwide Blackout

EDUCATION

Huge Relief to Students In Public Schools After Latest Development From The Kenya Power Company

[Photo|Courtesy] The internet consists of global computer network that is mandated to provide a variety of information and communication facilities to the general public worldwide. This has facilitated in the infusion of knowledge on the various disciplines of study at different levels of learning and also in the enhancement of communication in the different social media platforms.

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Huge Relief to Students In Public Schools After Latest Development From The Kenya Power Company

EDUCATION

Good News For Teachers & Students as Govt Reveals Plan to Connect Public Schools With Free Internet

The government has revealed a plan to connect all public schools with the internet. The government through the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Authority, is collaborating with Kenya Power, Ministry of Energy and Communication Authority (CA to supply schools with the internet. The plan is to see all schools connected with power connected to the internet through the same lines they have used.

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Good News For Teachers & Students as Govt Reveals Plan to Connect Public Schools With Free Internet

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Good news as Kenya Power to effect 15% relief on electricity bills

On the 29th September 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta was handed the much awaited power purchase agreement task force report. The report came with a big promise, that it would help reduce power tariffs by 30 percent in a bid to ease cost of living for Kenyans. And on Mashujaa day 2021, the government would announce plans for a phased reduction in tariffs.

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Good news as Kenya Power to effect 15% relief on electricity bills

EDUCATION

Good News to Public Schools as Kenya Power Is Set to Connect Them With Internet

The old 8.4.4 system is almost coming to an end as the learners who are currently in grade 5 will join junior secondary by beginning of next year.The system is also adopting new subjects that have not been in the system for a while .To make teaching easy ,the government under ministry of education in collaboration with KICD had come up with digital literacy program where the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) offered 1.2 million devices .More than 22,890 public schools benefited from this.

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Good News to Public Schools as Kenya Power Is Set to Connect Them With Internet

SOCIETY

More Details To Emerge Concerning The Kenya Power Outage

The government of Kenya, according to the source, has informed Kenyans that, it has formed a task force that will investigate the collapse of the Kiambere Embbakasi power line transmission. So according to the source, the government will dig more to the reason as to why there was a nation wide blackout and more details will emerge on the same.

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More Details To Emerge Concerning The Kenya Power Outage

POLITICS

Kenyans Likely to Benefit Greatly if KPLC Gives in to Pressure and Agrees to Compensate Them

Several high profile politicians and leaders have joined in asking for the Kenya Power and Lighting Company to compansate Kenyans for the loss they experienced on Tuesday. Among them is Alinuur Mohamed who is a top Nairobi politicos. The politician-cum businessman wants the power supply agency to compensate power consumers for what he calls frequent outages that the country experience.

  6 days ago ago
Kenyans Likely to Benefit Greatly if KPLC Gives in to Pressure and Agrees to Compensate Them

POLITICS

Thursday 13th : Kenyan Newspapers Headlines Review.

Picture Courtesy : Today's Newspapers headlines. The Daily Nation. Headline : Uhuru invites Azimio MPs to election talks. President Kenyatta is today set to host lawmakers supporting his Handshake deal with ODM party leader Raila Odinga at a State House meeting in which he is expected to give a direction on his succession.

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Thursday 13th : Kenyan Newspapers Headlines Review.

SOCIETY

Fred Matiangi Lead High-Level Meeting Over blackout that has become a major concern for Kenyans

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i led a high-level meeting for two consecutive days to unravel the details over the recent nationwide power blackout that has become a major concern for Kenyans. Matiang'i, flanked by his Energy counterpart, Monica Juma, put to task Kenya Power board officials over the matter.

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Fred Matiangi Lead High-Level Meeting Over blackout that has become a major concern for Kenyans