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JOHANNESBURG - Charge your phone if the battery is running low.
Eskom is going to flip the switch and render the country powerless from 4pm to midnight.
The latest power cuts are the result of more breakdowns.
READ: SA's electricity crisis | Eskom warns of possible blackouts
There's a high probability that blackouts will persist until Thursday evening.
The power utility has been executing planned maintenance for some time now.
But it hasn't been able to maintain a steady stream of generation capacity for longer than a month.
#PowerAlert1— Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) August 15, 2022
Due to a shortage of generation capacity, Stage 2 loadshedding might be implemented at short notice this evening between 18:00 and 24:00 pic.twitter.com/E0DFm9V8si