Citizens unite against Eskom hike

Residents of Pietermaritzburg protest at the City Hall against a 25.3% national hike in electricity rates. Picture by Ntombi Mbomvu.

Speaking on behalf of Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action (PACSA), Julie Smith said, as representatives of the community, they objected to Eskom’s application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for a 25.3% electricity increase.