Msunduzi asks Eskom to partner in upgrade of city’s electrical infrastructure

The Retief Street substation that was damaged by fire on December 30.

The Retief Street substation that was damaged by fire on December 30.

Moeketsi Mamane

Cash-strapped Msunduzi Municipality needs to find at least R172 million to help keep the City’s lights on.

Mayor Mzimkhulu Thebolla revealed on Monday that he and municipal manager Madoda Khathide had asked Eskom to partner with the municipality to repair and upgrade the city’s electrical infrastructure.

Residents and businesses have been left in the dark for long periods due to problems with the ageing network.

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