SAFRICA-ECONOMY-ENERGY-MASAKHANE

Women from the coal dust covered and power line pollution exposed Masakhane settlement fill their wheel barrows for a load of free coal provided by a nearby mine on February 5, 2015 in Emalahleni. The Masakhane settlement, mainly consisting of migrant workers who converged to the coal rich Witbank region to search for job opportunities, has no access to the electricity grid, despite being only two kilometres away from the Duvha power station belonging to the embattled South African sole energy provider Eskom, and despite being criss-crossed by high tension power lines.
AFP PHOTO/MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP via Getty Images)

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