Current Electricity Situation In Freetown – Nov 2011

I promised I’ll making these updates. Well currently, “Salone swit” We are enjoying light on most days (90% of the time). Compared to when we came in 2008, well things have superbly improved in this area. So to those that are coming this December you are in for a real treat. Yesterday we drove down […]

Bumbuna Operational? Where’s The Light?

Hello again, I’ve been busy and mad! Mad with the lack of light that’s plaguing Freetown again. I remember last year this time when – we Freetownians – were all basking in the new found Bumbuna light and praising the government for doing the unprecedented. Children danced in the street – “Light don come” or […]

Electricity Situation December 2010

This year has been a year of MUCH, much better light here in Freetown. Now put together we’ve had light on about 300 days  so far even before the year completes. For some it  has been better others worse depends on where you live. Most of the problem with light has happened towards the end […]

Bumbuna Update – Current Light Situation – May 2010

Well, what I can I say… back to square one – noisy generators, no light during the day and so on! I keep hearing excuses – fixing technical problem, waiting for the rains etc. In April, we had light almost throughout starting from Good Friday only for it to off on the 29th April, 2 […]

Darkness Before Dawn? 5 Days, No Light!

Yep, no electicity for 5 days straight!! Wonder what’s going on. Thank God for the genereator otherwise our evenings would have been miserably dark! I hear rumours of the test driving of Bumbuna on the 31st of July. I hope this is true because this so-called “test drive” has been rescheduled several times. Heck, I […]