News Wrap: AfriForum looks to start-up its own power station

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AfriForum looks to start-up its own power station

AfriForum is looking to start-up its own power station to help address the country’s energy crisis. The organisation says investors were keen to back them and that the biggest challenge would be to get the legislative framework changed.

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Western Cape municipalities adjust budgets to buy generators amid ongoing loadshedding 

Municipalities in the Western Cape have readjusted their budgets and bought generators to ensure the constant flow of water was not impacted by continued bouts of load shedding. The City says that the powercuts is a threat on the water and sanitation infrastructure, but says its working with stakeholders to manage these risks.

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UCT in talks with staff to stop strike

UCT says its in talks with academic staff members to try and stop them from downing tools over wage demands. The institution says activities will continue at the university as planned, and that they will continue to find a resolve to the possible strike action.


Gift of the Givers offer relief to community of Kakamas after several people die of heat stroke

The Gift of the Givers says its offering relief assistance to the community of Kakamas in the Northern Cape after several people died of heat stroke. The organisation has been providing bottled water and Jojo tanks to the residents.

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