More power outages in Region Nine

Residents of Lethem and neighbouring villages are again trying to cope with power outages as one of the generators of the Lethem Power Company (LPC) failed, leaving residents with a daily five hour-supply of electricity since Monday.

The disruption is the latest to hit the community after a bolt from one of the generators was damaged. Residents stated that an official from the LPC informed them that the electricity supply will return to the normal 19 hours per day from tomorrow.

On Monday, Lethem was left without electricity during the course of the afternoon only to have a limited supply of power later in the night. From then …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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