Sandton must help sponsor Soweto’s power, says DA

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Mpho Phalatse, the DA’s mayoral candidate for Johannesburg, says Sandton should subsidise Soweto residents’ electricity costs. Photo: Melinda Stuurman
Mpho Phalatse, the DA’s mayoral candidate for Johannesburg, says Sandton should subsidise Soweto residents’ electricity costs. Photo: Melinda Stuurman

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The ANC’s plan for Johannesburg – that the metro council should take over power distribution in Soweto and Sandton from Eskom – could dramatically drive up electricity costs for businesses in Africa’s richest square mile.

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