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AfriForum takes a stand against Eskom’s proposed high voltage powerlines

January 27, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

The AfriForum branch in Alberton have already obtained legal advice regarding Eskom’s proposed decision to erect high voltage powerlines in the Alberton CBD, which will also have an effect on the northern suburbs of the town. This follows after Willie … Continue reading

AfriForum creates legal fund to hold municipalities and Nersa accountable for Eskom debt

January 20, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

The civil rights organisation AfriForum will today announce its extensive strategy concerning the Eskom debt in excess of R10,2 billion that are detrimental to innocent South African citizens.

AfriForum warns Eskom re load shedding in four Eastern Cape municipalities

December 22, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

AfriForum has informed Eskom that they standing ready to bring an urgent court application if the power utility does not switch on the electricity in the Nxuba, Gariep, Maletswai and Ikezi Municipalities in the Eastern Cape before 13:00 today. This … Continue reading

AfriForum assists abalone quota holders to defend their rights

December 18, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

After a meeting between AfriForum and abalone quota holders on 8 December this year, these commercial fishers requested AfriForum to defend their rights at the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and to prevent their quotas from being transferred unilaterally … Continue reading

Eskom threatens to cut power; AfriForum keeps Christmas lights burning

December 15, 2015 deur Esmarie Prinsloo

Eskom released a notice to the Kamiesberg Local Municipality in the Northern Cape in November, threatening to stop providing electricity to this municipality. This comes after the municipality failed to pay its outstanding electricity account of almost R6,2 million.