A monkey has has been accused of causing countrywide power outage in Kenya.
According to VANGUARD, a spokesperson of national electricity provider KenGen said the monkey jumped onto the roof of the Gitaru power station in the capital, Nairobi, on Tuesday, fell onto a transformer and tripped it
KenGen posted a photograph of what appears to be a vervet monkey crouching on top of electrical equipment.
“The resulting blackout caused power outages across Kenya for several hours, since the plant generates about 80 per cent of the country’s electricity. “The monkey was alive and had been handed over to the Kenyan Wildlife Service”.