CORRECTION: Namibia without electricity for two hours

20 Apr 2016 12:30pm
REMOVING ALL REFERENCE TO THE OMBURU SOLAR PV PLANT IN OUR STORY ABOUT THE POWER OUTAGE IN NAMIBIA PUBLISHED ON MONDAY. HEADLINE: Namibia without electricity for two hours.

IT HAS SINCE COME TO LIGHT THAT THE OUTAGE WAS CAUSED DURING THE COMMISSIONING OF GENERATOR TWO AT THE RUACANA POWER STATION IN THE KUNENE REGION.

MINISTER OF MINES AND ENERGY OBETH KANDJOZE ISSUED A STATEMENT ABOUT THE MATTER ON TUESDAY.

WE REGRET ANY MISCONCEPTIONS POSSIBLY CREATED BY THE INFORMATION PROVIDED.