‘What difference will it make if we do not go out to vote?’ Soweto residents vote, even without electricity

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Residents of Dlamini and Senaoane barricaded Chris Hani Road with bricks and tyres protesting for electricity on voting day. Photo: Lucky Morajane
Residents of Dlamini and Senaoane barricaded Chris Hani Road with bricks and tyres protesting for electricity on voting day. Photo: Lucky Morajane

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Voting took place without disruption in some parts of Soweto, where residents had threatened to blockade roads and stop those wishing to vote if their electricity challenges had not been resolved.

Last month, City Press visited some parts of Chiawelo and Naledi, which had been without electricity and were promised by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his campaign that their power challenges would be solved.

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