Power black outs back with a bang

Power producers, Egenco and distributors Escom are on a collision course after the latter announced prolonged power blackouts just hours after Egenco said loadshedding was now over.

Health workers using mobile phone light during blackout

For a week, people have been experienced prolonged power black-outs in some instances of more than eight hours a day.

Escom says in a statement this was due to inadequate electricity due to challenges with generation.

“Two machines are out of service at Kapichira power station,” says Escom.

But on Monday, spokesperson for Egenco Moses Gwaza said there will be no more power cuts as the situation had improved with the coming of the rains.

But Consumers of Malawi executive director John Kapito slammed both Egenco and Escom over frequent power cuts, saying they are insensitive and take Malawians for granted.

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FRED LOCKS
2 years ago

ESCOM TIPEX

BigMan
BigMan
2 years ago

I thought the President said he had resolved the power problems during the election campaign? Was it a blue assed lie?

Chineke
Chineke
2 years ago

Magetsi were only consistent nthawi ya campaign basi boma ili 😡

SAUNDERS
SAUNDERS
2 years ago

ESCOM/EGENCO Are not serious, there is too much childshness in their perfomance of duties. Last night we had a 12hrs load shedding, in the morning by 8 Oclock they had already switched off the the power, this went on up to 18hrs, I contacted the Customer Care who gave me a phone for the district Engineer in Blantyre who happens to be a lady, I phoned her she never picked my phone, the next phone she had switched off her phone, trying to reach her Assistant, the number was switched off. The Government should do some reshuffles at ESCOM/EGENCO, I… Read more »

Baboon
Baboon
2 years ago

Aaaah kodi nyani ogwesa ma switch uja sadakalambebe kuti apezeko pension funds ku bomako zaka zachulukatu apume akalamba palowe wachinyamata oyatsa nyani ogwesa yu sasunga amalawi. Ena a escom ntchito zithenso akamazimazima magetsi eish my lady my lord @madando 147

APM akundiyamwa shaft 🍆👅
APM akundiyamwa shaft 🍆👅
2 years ago

Nanu. Zinali za ma elections izi. Wait until rerun is announced for normal power to resume

Apumbwa
Apumbwa
2 years ago

Singapore in the making…….growing pains kikikikikikikiki

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
2 years ago

Pali nkhani apa?

Graham Zali
Graham Zali
2 years ago

A rotten country. U expect us to have electricity 24/7 yet fuel was stolen before elections and now….

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