Azalea residents in Pietermaritzburg demand power after 25-day outage

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Azalea residents protest outside the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Tuesday over not having electricity.
Azalea residents protest outside the Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Tuesday over not having electricity.
Moeketsi Mamane

A group of Azalea residents picketed outside Pietermaritzburg’s City Hall on Tuesday because they have no electricity for 25 days.

They said that the transformer blew up and has still not been fixed.

The residents added that they have reported the matter to Eskom and were promised that they will get a new transformer. However, they have not yet received any feedback on the progress.

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