According to Kenya Power, access to electricity, both grid and off-grid, is at nearly 70 per cent. That’s a huge growth from 29 per cent five years ago. The challenge now is keeping these subsidised connections running.
There are mounting complaints about frequent blackouts that take days or weeks or even months to rectify.
The situation is likely to worsen: Kenya Power has raised the alarm over the “slow business” in rural areas as the government continues to connect more villages.
Read more: Daily Nation