Computer glitch forces hundreds to queue up to buy electricity

2012-12-03 00:00

HUNDREDS of Howick residents, including mothers with children, were forced to wait for hours in queues on Friday and Saturday to buy pre-paid electricity after the council’s computers malfunctioned.

Democratic Alliance ward two councillor Janis Holmes said all of uMngeni municipality’s pre-paid electricity outlets were down for hours due to an unsuccessful upgrade of the software used to issue pre-paid electricity. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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