Dark weekend for SA as Eskom announces stage 2 load-shedding


File: The power utility has urged South Africans to use electricity sparingly and switch off appliances that are not in use.

JOHANNESBURG - It's going to be another dark weekend for South Africa.

Eskom implemented stage 2 load-shedding at 9pm Friday night and is expected to continue until 6am on Sunday.

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This they say is due to the loss of an additional four units.

The announcement came after President Cyril Ramaphosa reiterated load-shedding should be expected for the foreseeable future.

The power utility has called for everyone to use electricity sparingly and to switch off their geysers during peak hours.