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South Africa Lights Out as Power Utility Struggles to Survive


South Africa Lights Out as Power Utility Struggles to Survive
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South Africa's struggling power utility, Eskom, has implemented rolling power cuts to offset heavy debt and management problems. The four-hour cuts, which the state-run utility began this month, are causing loud complaints from residents and the highest levels of government. But the effects are being felt also in the most unexpected places, as VOA's Anita Powell reports from Johannesburg.

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