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    Default Illegal connections to blame for Soweto power failures, says Eskom

    . Johannesburg - Parts of Soweto have gone without electricity for several days, but Eskom has simply said there is nothing it can do because the power failures are caused by "illegal connections".

    Residents of Zola, Emndeni, Zondi, and Mofolo residents have taken to social media to vent their frustrations about the power failures, which began more than a week ago.

    On Friday electricity supplies had not yet been restored.

    ďThe whole of Zola has been without electricity ... ,Ē said resident Slindile Zwane, adding "I came back from work at 7 pm. When I was about to cook the electricity just went off. I can't afford to buy takeaways so I had to go to bed hungry."
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    Leave it off, 5 billion unpaid debt needs to be paid first.
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    Good. The next is hopefully mob justice against those who donít pay by those who pay.

    But Iím probably too optimistic there.

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    Watch some blowhard take up the 'plight' for these poor victims .....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lupus View Post
    Leave it off, 5 billion unpaid debt needs to be paid first.
    Considering how massive that voting base is that will never happen. Government is forcing Eskom to do without that money.

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    Switch off and deploy security forces when the protesting rioting starts.

    But nope, gotta make sure they get their votes in 2019.
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