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City stands firm on festive lights switch-on

With no love lost between the City of Cape Town and Stop CoCT founder Sandra Dickson, it seems that the City has come out on top of allegations of wasting resources and public funding as far as the holiday season and associated events are concerned, at least for now. During[…]

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Nersa powerless against CoCT’s electricity surcharges

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has concluded its inquiry into the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariff structure and price increases. Nersa had received numerous complaints regarding the City’s tariff structure and electricity prices from several parties and after months of consistent requests and complaints by the[…]

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City refutes claims of Nersa probe

The City has denied claims that the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has launched a formal investigation into the City’s Nersa-approved electricity. “It appears that certain lobby groups and media outlets have contributed to the spreading of misinformation about the City’s Nersa-approved electricity tariffs,” Cape Town mayor Dan[…]

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City of Cape Town’s power tariffs to be probed

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is investigating the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariff increase and its tariff structure. The increases were brought into effect in July 1. “Nersa received numerous complaints regarding the City of Cape Town’s electricity tariffs and is looking into the matter,” said[…]

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Water activists want Public Protector to probe City

Social activist groups Save Cape Town, Stop the City of Cape Town and Dear Cape Town, took to the streets of the CBD to protest their disdain with the city’s proposed water tariff increase. These organisations have asked the Public Protector to investigate the city council’s proposed 27% water price[…]

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