‘Mudville’ gets electricity

PHOTO: SuppliedRay Nkonyeni Municipality Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu gives Merlewood resident Ellen Gounder an iron.
PHOTO: SuppliedRay Nkonyeni Municipality Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu gives Merlewood resident Ellen Gounder an iron.

AFTER a series of protests over electricity in Merlewood’s “Mudville,” the community were happy last Thursday when Ray Nkonyeni Municipality Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu switched on the lights for 64 “Mudville” households.

The community had previously blockaded the Harding main road demanding electricity, but the municipality said the project had been delayed due to cable theft and rain. – Supplied.

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