Toilets not emptied for a year, say residents

Roads barricaded in Pietermaritzburg following electricity and water disruptions


20 June 2017

In photos: residents clash with police in Davidsonville

Threat to cut off water and electricity spark protests, but a multitude of festering problems underlie community’s anger


12 June 2017

Municipality stops electricity deductions after protests

Residents in Pietermaritzburg say 40% has been deducted on prepaid electricity for years with no indication of what is still owing


5 June 2017

Small Jo’burg businesses left in the dark

City blames cable theft and previous administration


22 May 2017

Khayelitsha informal market without electricity for months

Traders say they hardly make a profit anymore


15 March 2017

Smouldering discontent in Masiphumelele years after fire

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


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


14 February 2017

Weeks of no electricity for Buffalo City town

Municipality blames illegal connections for blowing transformer


9 February 2017

Eskom will not oppose anti-nuke deal litigation

Case to be heard in Western Cape High Court this month


6 February 2017

Court orders punitive costs against minister in nuclear case

Minutes before hearing, ministry reveals new determination on nuclear energy


14 December 2016

Protest in Durban over nuclear deal

“Stop this madness,” says protester


14 December 2016

Political parties lead march against electricity cuts

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


2 December 2016

Understanding the court challenge to the nuclear deal

Major case against state capture will be heard in December


25 November 2016

Villagers conned into buying their own electricity poles

Municipality says it was unaware of scam in Mount Frere


23 November 2016

Feud over electricity in East London

Residents in RDP houses blame illegal connections for power failures


17 November 2016