WATCH | Eskom extends hours of weekend power cuts

Another cold dark weekend as Eskom implements blackouts stage 2 from 8AM on Saturday. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Another cold, dark weekend ahead as Eskom implements Stage 2 blackouts from 8am to 10pm on Saturday and Sunday.

It cited capacity shortage as a reason for the power cuts.

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Eskom said in a statement it expects a ship carrying diesel supplies to offload on Tuesday.

The utility fears if the current burn rate persists, diesel would be depleted by Tuesday.

Eskom says introducing blackouts is a last resort.


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