The NAMPO Agricultural Trade Show, known as NAMPO Harvest Day or NAMPO Oesdag, is held annually in Bothaville. It’s described as one of the largest agricultural trade shows in the world and attracting approximately 70,000 visitors a year.
Electricity theft and the need to fight this serious crime have been a key strategic focus in South Africa in recent years. Not only does electricity theft pose significant dangers, but it also plays a major role in power outages and price increases. To combat the problem and to mobilise South Africans to use power legally, safely and efficiently, Operation Khanyisa was launched in October 2010.
Speaking at the African Utility Week conference on Wednesday, Eskom's Lodine Redelinghuys said that electricity theft remains a pressing problem, and many innocent people are electrocuted when criminals leave cables and wiring exposed.
The Moroke Operation Finish Tops Fun Run took place this past weekend (Saturday, 11 May).
Operation Khanyisa's interactive exhibition at the African Utility Week attracted crowds of people eager to learn about the work we do. The conference is on at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.