EXCLUSIVE

Kenya Power loses Sh18bn yearly in power theft

Internal audit shows staff colluded with heavy power users, redirecting billions from the company’s sales by dropping the line

In Summary
  • Last year, it suffered Sh15.99 billion system losses beyond what it is allowed to recover from consumers.
  • The total provisioning since 2018 has been Sh8.25 billion. The company has currently provided in excess of Sh18 billion out of its total debt.

Ponder this. A sand vendor is selling a bucket for Sh100. His son enters into a deal with a customer to give two buckets at Sh150 so that he pockets Sh50 and deceives the poor father that he only ...

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