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ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ELECTRICITY THEFT IN FREE STATE

A zero-tolerance approach to electricity theft is in full swing in the Free State, seeing a clamp-down on electricity thieves resulting in fines, disconnections and criminal investigations. Through... Read more

Community joins Operation Khanyisa to root out electricity theft from Nomathamsanqa

The cold winds of the Eastern Cape were no deterrent as community members young and old showed up in droves to take part in the Operation Khanyisa Play Ball Fun Day, which took place on 28... Read more

Operation Khanyisa awarded Star Award for second consecutive year by Crime Line

Operation Khanyisa was awarded the Star Award for the second year running at this year’s Crime Line anniversary celebration held at the Maslow hotel in Sandton on August 22. The award was in... Read more

Sterkfontein kicks off Operation Khanyisa campaign to red-card electricity theft

Operation Khanyisa's 'Play Ball' fun day kicked off at the Mohlareng Sports Ground in Sterkfontein at the weekend, soccer legends Andries “Super-Sub” Sebola and Jackie “Styles” Ledwaba showed off... Read more

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ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ELECTRICITY THEFT IN FREE STATE

A zero-tolerance approach to electricity theft is in full swing in the Free State, seeing a clamp-down on electricity thieves resulting in fines, disconnections and criminal investigations. Through Operation Khanyisa, a national campaign aimed at fighting electricity theft, a Customer Compliance Programme is being rolled out in the province, having started in Welkom in September this year, followed by Selosecha in Thaba Nchu a month later. The

MEDIA STATEMENT: BIG BUST AGAINST GHOST ELECTRICITY VENDING SYNDICATE

A major sting operation by the Hawks on Friday night, 14 November led to the arrest of seven wanted felons in and around Soweto. The seven had warrants of arrest against them for selling illegal prepaid electricity vouchers, a crime also known as ghost vending.

MEDIA STATEMENT: ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ELECTRICITY THEFT IN THABA NCHU

A zero-tolerance approach to electricity theft is in full swing in Thaba Nchu, seeing a clamp-down on electricity thieves resulting in fines, disconnections and criminal investigations. Through Operation Khanyisa, a national campaign aimed at fighting electricity theft, a Customer Compliance Programme is being rolled out in the Free State, with Thaba Nchu’s Selosecha area being the second leg of the programme. The programme is aimed at taking

Media Statement: Warrant of arrest out for R1 million thief

A warrant of arrest was issued last week Friday, 24 October 2014 for Mr Mondo Viljoen who was found guilty by the Lydenburg Magistrate Court on 28 charges related to electricity theft, said to have cost national power utility Eskom approximately R1 million.

MEDIA STATEMENT: Eskom makes another big break in the fight against electricity theft

On Wednesday this week Sibusiso Alfred Migal appeared in the Vereeniging Magistrate Court on charges of theft and fraud related to electricity theft.

MEDIA STATEMENT: Police Commissioner requests public support in fight against crime

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has made an appeal to the public for support in the fight against crime. The commissioner made her plea at the opening of the Crime Stoppers International conference held in Cape Town this week from 12-15 October.

Turning the tide of Electricity Theft

Electricity theft is a silent crime that has been stalking South Africa’s communities for many years. As a result, serious action had to be taken in curbing this scourge. Operation Khanyisa was launched in 2010 with the mandate to encourage national behaviour change. This infographic unpacks our progress so far.

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