Nairobi, Nov. 24 -- Parts of the country have been hit with a blackout attributed to a system disturbance barely three weeks after a similar blackout left businesses counting losses.

"We have lost bulk power supply to various parts of the country due to a system disturbance and we are working to restore normalcy within the shortest time possible," said Kenya Power in a statement on Thursday.

The firm said it will issue an update on the restoration progress in due course.

The blackout follows the power outage that hit Nairobi, Mount Kenya and coastal regions early this month causing disruption to businesses.

Kenya Power also attributed the blackout to a system disturbance.

In December last year, parts of transmission network connectin...