Soweto residents want free electricity

JOHANNESBURG - Soweto residents say they simply will not pay for electricity.

They've been protesting since Tuesday morning over power cuts due to non-payment.

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Eskom says Soweto owes it over R18-billion in unpaid bills.

The residents stated they were aiming to protest throughout the province against load-shedding and lack of service delivery.