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    S Africa electricity price rise to hit poor hardest

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    South Africa's energy regulator has rejected the state electricity company's bid to raise prices by 16 percent each year for the next five years.

    Instead it says it will allow a price rise of half that amount for the same period.

    But for the country's poor, even that is too much.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports.