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On going protests in townships against cut off electricity

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On 30 November 2022, we visited the Waterpan area under the guidance of the Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA WAMUA Advice Office).

The Central Business District (CBD) of Johannesburg, fondly called the City of Gold, has a huge mass of people from different countries, flowing about within the inner-city.

Electricity is an indispensable part of modern daily life. We suffer when it is cut off as we use it in our homes and in our businesses.

Residents of Tshwane, Region 7 are experiencing dry taps for 3 weeks due to the dysfunctional pump stations that run water to specific reservoirs. The most affected …

In the early evening of 22 June 2022, the residents of Extension 28, Phase 1, Portion 25 in Vosloorus held the first meeting with all the section’s residents.

On Wednesday, 24 August 2022, trade union federations Saftu (South African Federation of Trade Unions) and Cosatu (Congress of South African Trade Unions) partook in a national shutdown as more than 600 people marched from Burgers Park to the Union Buildings in the City of Tshwane.

Eskom declared on 28 June 2022, that due to staff protests, South Africa would alternate between stages 2, 4, and 6. Since then, communities have been facing load-shedding twice or thrice a day.

In a blink South Africa seems to be lighting up in flames with more and more kills happening around the country from the tavern shooting to armed robberies, of course, there are many stipulations from different communities but everything seems to be back-to-back and many disturbing things are happening.

South Africa is currently experiencing the effects of heavy loadshedding in the middle of winter.

Electricity, or lack of electricity has been a big issue from long time ago for the community of Rethabiseng in Bronkhorspruit (in Tshwane).

In Zuurbekom (on the Westrand of Gauteng) loose wires are often left hanging on the