Electricity for all by 2014 - minister

2012-06-02 19:57

Pretoria - Latsmatfheko Pani wrote to the presidency ahead of the state of the nation address.

She asked Zuma to intervene with the water problem affecting the impoverished community for the last two years.

As a result of Pani's e-mail a reservoir and 10 bore holes have been constructed in the village.

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said an additional 14 bore holes would be constructed to assist the water supply in the area. The City of Tshwane would also supply water.

Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters said government had a program to ensure that all houses were supplied with electricity by 2014.

She said in the previous financial year 1000 households received electricity in Carousel View and more would be considered in the coming year.

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