There have been several blackouts in Belize City and Belmopan during the past 5 days.
The water supply in Belmopan has been sporadic due in part to the water company not having backup generators to replenish their reservoirs when the current goes.
Many people went to work today without a bath as the water came on at 8.
Corozal and Orange Walk are experiencing blackouts again this a.m. due to some faulty insulator...
Power has just gone off in Belmopan so sorry if you were in the shower all soaped up.
it could be worse, says Lan of Belize First
!!!Businesses in Zanzibar are closing down and residents are bemused as a power cut affecting the whole of the Tanzanian island enters its eighth day.
The BBC's Freddie Boswell in Zanzibar says there has been little official information about the blackout.
It began after a massive power failure in Tanzania; power was restored quickly on the mainland, but not in Zanzibar.
There are concerns that without running water, usually pumped into homes, there could be an outbreak of cholera.
It is Zanzibar's worst power crisis for years, our correspondent says.