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S.Africa’s businesses marooned by rolling blackouts

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  As if choreographed by a puppet master, stores along the aisle of a Johannesburg mall hurriedly shut their doors one by one as soon as power outages strike slap-bang in the middle of the day. “We have to close the store immediately because people can …

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Kilembe investments limited on spot over power outages in Kasese

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Kilembe Investments Limited has come under criticism over inconsistent power supply in Kasese. KIL is an energy distribution company operating within the districts of Kasese, Rubirizi, Sheema, Bushenyi and Mitooma. The power distributor has however been criticized by residents of Kasese over inconsistencies …

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Gov’t tasked to explain constant power outages in Gulu, West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded an explanation from the government about the continuous power outages in Gulu and Lira districts. Gulu district has been experiencing major power outages since 2012 with blackouts recorded daily, which has affected several businesses. Presenting a …

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Power outages to continue in Northern region – UMEME manager

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda`s power distribution firm, Umeme limited has said that the Northern region will continue experiencing power outages. The region has been experiencing persistent power outages for over thirty years. But Umeme has attributed the problem to the single source of power transmission and vandalism …

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Bududa power consumers protest power outages

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power consumers in Bududa are protesting the persistent power outages. The consumers in Kuushu town council have been experiencing the power outage for the past one month, which has destabilized businesses. Dickson Natsami and Paul Mateya, who both operate shops in the area, said …

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