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Cape Town Mayor Objects to Eskom’s Request for 20.5% Tariff Hike

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Cape Town is asking South African state-owned power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. to withdraw its request for a 20.5% increase in tariffs for 2022-23, saying residents of the country’s second-largest city can’t afford the hike.