Khaya Koko: Katlehong is Mzwandile Masina’s ‘Animal Farm’

Nothing makes me want to scream an overused George Orwell quote about animals and equality more, than seeing the lights of Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina’s family home shine brightly while the rest of Katlehong is in darkness.

For context, townships and rural areas across the country have been subjected to what I believe to be anti-poor power blackouts, known by the condescending term “load reduction”, for almost two years, during which working class communities experience outages for a five-hour stretch at a time. 

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Khaya Koko
Khaya Koko is a journalist with a penchant for reading through legal documents braving the ravages of cold court benches to expose the crooked. He writes about social justice and human-interest stories. Most importantly, he is a card-carrying member of the Mighty Orlando Pirates.

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