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Klerksdorp - Eskom will not cut off power to the Matlosana (Klerksdorp) municipality in the North West, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
“Yes, there was an outcome to the talks. An agreement was reached with Eskom,” municipal spokeswoman Ntswaki Makgetha said.
“The public should not stress. There won't be any switching off of electricity tomorrow.”
She could not provide further details about the agreement.
The parastatal and the municipality were in talks on Wednesday morning about an unpaid electricity account.
Beeld reported that Eskom planned to cut the municipality's power on Thursday unless it paid R91 million in arrears. Cutting the power was a last resort, Eskom spokeswoman Hilary Joffe was quoted as saying. - Sapa