ELECTRICITY

Smouldering discontent in Masiphumelele years after fire

Residents are dissatisfied by the ward councillor’s written response to their memorandum

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Brief | 10 March 2017

Masiphumelele residents march to Fish Hoek to demand better living conditions

Protesters call on municipality to provide electricity and sanitation to everyone living in the township’s informal settlement

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News | 14 February 2017

Weeks of no electricity for Buffalo City town

Municipality blames illegal connections for blowing transformer

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Brief | 9 February 2017

Eskom will not oppose anti-nuke deal litigation

Case to be heard in Western Cape High Court this month

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News | 6 February 2017

Court orders punitive costs against minister in nuclear case

Minutes before hearing, ministry reveals new determination on nuclear energy

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News | 14 December 2016

Protest in Durban over nuclear deal

“Stop this madness,” says protester

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Brief | 14 December 2016

Political parties lead march against electricity cuts

Nelson Mandela Bay Deputy-Mayor Mongameli Bobani accuses them of confusing residents

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News | 2 December 2016

Understanding the court challenge to the nuclear deal

Major case against state capture will be heard in December

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GroundView | 25 November 2016

Villagers conned into buying their own electricity poles

Municipality says it was unaware of scam in Mount Frere

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Brief | 23 November 2016

Feud over electricity in East London

Residents in RDP houses blame illegal connections for power failures

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News | 17 November 2016

All we want is a letter, protesters tell councillor

Mfuleni residents accuse councillor of failing to help them access electricity

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Brief | 11 August 2016

Fire victims left without electricity for months

Residents in Masiphumelele wetlands have been without power since November 2015

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News | 27 July 2016

Battle over electricity in East London

Blackouts as municipality tries to stop illegal connections

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News | 19 July 2016

Yet another devastating fire in Imizamo Yethu

Yesterday's fire follows the ones of 12 November and 26 December

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News | 2 February 2016

Rats, robbers and foul smells: Life on the Island

Residents of Island in Khayelitsha TR section have been terrorised by rats for more than a decade. Situated between a highway and a blocked drainage canal, the residents also have to deal with the stench that comes from the canal which is infested with mosquitoes.

Mary-Jane Matsolo

News | 20 April 2012