Powerless in Pimville: Elderly struggle to stay warm and healthy

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Mini-substation in Zone 7 Pimville, Soweto.
Mini-substation in Zone 7 Pimville, Soweto.
Sesona Ngqakamba

Burying someone who has died of Covid-19 is one thing, but having to plan a funeral with no electricity in the area is a different layer of frustration.

These are the circumstances that residents of Zone 7 in Pimville, Soweto, have had to live under after being in the dark for over five weeks.

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