Eskom announces Stage 5 blackouts from Thursday

File: AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN

File: AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE HUGUEN
 

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom announced Stage 5 power cuts will begin on Thursday morning at 5am.

The power cuts are expected to last until Sunday afternoon.

The power utility says this is due to the breakdowns of generating units at Camden, Kendal, Lethabo, and Majuba power stations.

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It also says there have been delays with the returning back to service of generating units at the Matla and Tutuka power stations.

Eskom continues to urge the public to use electricity sparingly.

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eNCA

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