UPDATE | Eskom implement Stage 2 blackouts from 5pm


JOHANNESBURG - Eskom has implemented Stage 2 blackouts from 5pm on Monday until 5am on Wednesday.

Initially, Eskom said the scheduled cuts would start at 9pm.

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This morning various stations including Matla and Kendal tripped but the picture worsened dramatically, with the news that Medupi Unit 3 had also broken down.

The power supplier is now relying on emergency generation reserves to keep the lights on.



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