Posts tagged as Zandspruit

City Power responds to complaints of illegal electrical connections

Yumna Sheik, City Power’s aide-de-camp to Sicelo Xulu, the company’s CEO, has responded to a recent article, “Safety last, and no power to the people…” which was published in the February 2016 edition of Energize, regarding the illegal and unsafe electrical connections at the Zandspruit informal settlement west of Johannesburg. According to Sheik, City Power’s […]

Safety last, and no power to the people…

  The general public is regularly encouraged to report illegal electricity connections, and while some may choose to turn a blind eye and let the poor steal what government has not yet provided, other citizens do what they are asked to do and call the designated municipal and Eskom hotlines. In a growing city such […]

Solar lighting donated on Mandela Day

  Schneider Electric South Africa partnered with Emthonjeni, a community based organisation in Zandspruit, Johannesburg, to honour the late Nelson Mandela’s legacy on Madiba Day 2014. The team prepared approximately 600 breakfast and lunch meals for the less-fortunate children in the area and engaged with them by playing games. They also contributed a variety of […]