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Eskom: Impact of illegal connections leads to load reduction

Eskom is embarking on a strong communications drive to educate the public about illegal connections, the load reduction drive and other issues impacting the national power grid.

Kenya Power sacks 110 employees linked to illegal connections

Electricity distributor Kenya Power has laid off 110 employees who were found guilty of aiding fraud, illegal connections and other crimes.
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Kenya Power intensifies ploys on illegal power connections

Kenya Power has rolled out a countrywide campaign to weed out illegal power connections and curb theft of electricity, starting out in Nairobi.

Liberia: New taskforce to handle illegal electricity connections

The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has announced the establishment of a new task force aimed at reducing losses on the corporation’s network. The local news...
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Outages caused by illegal activity, warns Eskom

In an effort to reduce electricity-related injuries, fatalities, and economic crisis, while ensuring continuous supply of electricity, Eskom warns the public against infrastructure and...
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Kenya Power cracks down on illegal connections in Tassia Estate

On Wednesday, Kenya Power disconnected electricity supply to more than 20 flats in Nairobi’s Tassia Estate in an operation aimed at stamping out illegal...
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Kenya Power: security team nab three for illegal activity

On Thursday, Kenya Power’s security team arrested three suspects in connection with prepaid meter and conductor theft. With continued criminal activity against its asset, the...
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Two convicted for running illegal syndicate in SA

On Tuesday, a South African woman and her son were sentenced to a combined 54 years in prison after being found guilty for heading...

Eskom snuff out illegally connected meters

On Wednesday, Eskom announced that hundreds of illegal connections were identified and removed in Pienaarspoort, Tshwane last week. Approximately 2,000 meters of illegally connected conductor...
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SA Hawks bust man for sale of illegal electricity vouchers

On Monday, South African power company, Eskom, announced that a Johannesburg man has been arrested for involvement in the selling of illegal prepaid electricity...

Illegal connections leave over 250 homes in the dark

Following on its regular monitoring exercise in the township of Monrovia, West Point, a team from the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), last week disconnected over...
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Kenya: Utility staff under threat over illegal connections

On Tuesday, two Kenya Power employees were attacked along EPZ road within the Kitengela area whilst removing cut-outs which had been confiscated. The intention of...

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