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Diepkloof power cut threatens 86-year-old woman's life

Insulin has to be kept in cooler bag or friend’s fridge

Mpho Koka Journalist

An 86-year-old woman from Diepkloof Zone 3, Soweto, has to ask residents in nearby Zone 4 to refrigerate her medication amid the two-week power cuts in her area. 

Mathilda Mabe, who has been living with a chronic condition for more than 50 years lives in one of the 700 houses that have been without electricity since November 24. ..

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