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Minister of Electricity to visit Ditsobotla

Minister in The Presidency for Electricity, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, will tomorrow, 24 August 2023, pay a special visit to Ditsobotla Local Municipality in the North West. 

The town of Lichtenburg, which is the municipality’s economic hub, has been without electricity due to debt owed to Eskom and technical challenges on the distribution network. 

During this visit, the Minister will engage with the local agriculture and business sectors to assess the impact of the challenge and further explore short- to medium-term interventions that can alleviate the crisis. 

Date: Thursday, 24 August 2023
Time: 11h00
Venue: Ditsobotla Local Municipal Chambers

Media enquiries: Tsakane Khambane, Spokesperson to the Minister for Electricity, on 082 084 5566
Issued by: The Ministry in The Presidency for Electricity

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