China offers helping hand with SA's loadshedding problem

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South Africa is set to receive back up power equipment from China as part of donations to help public facilities deal with loadshedding.

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Eight Chinese power companies are donating equipment to mitigate loadshedding to South Africa as part of a new understanding between the countries.

As the fifteenth BRICS summit gets underway in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa is already seemingly reaping the benefit of the international cooperation alliance between itself, China, Brazil, India and Russia. The memorandum of cooperation that will see the gear donated to South Africa was signed during the events of the BRICS summit underway this week, according to a report by“Yesterday we exchanged letters in relation to the technical equipment that will be assisting us to provide sustainable electricity to some of the major public installations like clinics, hospitals and police stations. We are going to get 552 of those units [and] 450 of them are already on the way,” explained Ramokgopa.

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