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Durban – An Archdiocese of Durban official has called Eskom's latest electricity tariff hike request "sinful".

"There are millions lost every year because of the poor management of this organisation. It would be sinful to hike electricity prices," spokesperson Enoch Lewis said during a presentation to Nersa officials in Durban on Thursday.

The National Energy Regulator of SA is holding public hearings into Eskom’s request for a 16% tariff hike, to recoup R22.8 billion in costs.

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