Impact of Counterfeit Electricity Cables in Kenya

The Government of Kenya stated that counterfeit electricity cables in the country is costing the economy almost $1 Billion in lost revenue.

In addition to the economic impact, 275 people died from exploding counterfeit cable wires and components in 2012.

Source:  Humphrey Liloba, “Kenya: Fight Against Counterfeit Trade Rages On,” AllAfrica, February 11, 2013.