Motorists are warned about closed roads at Mofolo North in Soweto after residents took to the streets protesting over a lack of electricity in the area.
The Klipsruit Valley Road in Orlando West, Soweto has been closed off to traffic due to flooding.
Eskom’s debt stands at billions of rand, that’s according to Board chairman Jabu Mabuza. The struggling power utility is projected to make a R20 billion loss for the 2020 financial year. In Soweto alone, residents are said to owe Eskom as much as R18 billion with many residents illegally connected.
Some Soweto residents are up in arms over electricity disconnections. 99% of the country’s biggest township gets its power directly from Eskom.
The man accused of murdering his wife and two children is on Friday morning expected back in the Protea Magistrate’s Court in Soweto.