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Parts of South Africa Dark for Weeks

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Parts of South Africa Dark for Weeks

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Parts of South Africa Dark for Weeks

Parts of South Africa Dark for Weeks

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South Africa has declared an electricity emergency and says it will begin to ration power, increase prices and encourage a switch to solar energy. The move follows two weeks of power outages that have darkened houses. NPR's Charlayne Hunter-Gault reports.