ELECTRICITY

Toilets not emptied for a year, say residents

Roads barricaded in Pietermaritzburg following electricity and water disruptions

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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

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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

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5 June 2017

Small Jo’burg businesses left in the dark

City blames cable theft and previous administration

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22 May 2017

Khayelitsha informal market without electricity for months

Traders say they hardly make a profit anymore

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15 March 2017

Smouldering discontent in Masiphumelele years after fire

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

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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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14 February 2017

Weeks of no electricity for Buffalo City town

Municipality blames illegal connections for blowing transformer

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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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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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14 December 2016

Protest in Durban over nuclear deal

“Stop this madness,” says protester

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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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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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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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23 November 2016

Feud over electricity in East London

Residents in RDP houses blame illegal connections for power failures

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17 November 2016