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Uganda: Umeme loses billions to power theft

Uganda’s main electricity distribution utility, Umeme has reported a Shs98 billion ($27 million) loss through power theft between January and March 2021.
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Ramaphosa on Eskom: We are making progress

In his weekly, ‘From the desk of the President’, President Cyril Ramaphosa commented on the strides being taken by the national utility, Eskom. Ramaphosa highlighted the work being done by the state utility to improve operational performance and new generation capacity

Eskom electricity theft investigation leads to an arrest

Eskom has made a breakthrough on an electricity theft investigation that led to the arrest of a couple living in Hartbeespoort, north of Johannesburg.

Kenya Power sacks 110 employees linked to illegal connections

Electricity distributor Kenya Power has laid off 110 employees who were found guilty of aiding fraud, illegal connections and other crimes.
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Eskom launches campaign to combat electricity theft & non-payment

South African state-owned power utility Eskom, has launched a campaign as it continues to combat the steady fight against electricity theft and electricity non-payment.

Eskom drives national awareness initiative for safe electricity use

Eskom officials have been on a nation-wide roadshow this month promoting the safe use of electricity in various schools and communities. The aim of the National Electricity Safety Month initiative is to reduce the...
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Outages caused by illegal activity, warns Eskom

In an effort to reduce electricity-related injuries, fatalities, and economic crisis, while ensuring continuous supply of electricity, Eskom warns the public against infrastructure and electricity theft that includes illegal electricity connections. The national power utility...