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Medupi Power Station’s Unit 6 was scheduled to be synchronised at midday on December 24, but ultimately only got going in March. If the current strike at the power station continues for much longer, the rest of the units will come
Medupi Power Station’s Unit 6 was scheduled to be synchronised at midday on December 24, but ultimately only got going in March. If the current strike at the power station continues for much longer, the rest of the units will come

The City of Johannesburg has suddenly become terribly concerned about water security, leading it to implement level 2 water restrictions.

Households must, the city says, immediately reduce water use by at least 15%. This means that households may not use hosepipes to wash cars or clean pavements, or use municipal water to fill swimming pools.

In addition, heavy-consuming households can expect a 10% to 30% increase in their water bills each month.

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