- Residents of the Cape Verdean capital will take to the streets tomorrow, July 20, to protest the systematic power outages that have been going on for more than a month in the city.
The initiative comes from the Association for the Development of Praia (Pró-Praia), Consumer Defense Association Adeco and a coalition of heads of household who want to see an urgent solution to the situation.
According to a press release sent to A Semana Online, the constant blackouts in the city of Praia have resulted in “huge losses” to businesses, families and the population in general.
The manifestation, participants in which are encouraged to dress in black and white and bring a candle, will depart from Alexandre Albuquerque Square in the central Plateau district and make its way to Electra in Chã d’Areia. The march will begin at 5:00 pm.
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