Eskom implements Stage 4 power cuts until further notice

Five generators at five power stations have broken down overnight, plunging us into Stage 4 darkness. Eskom also says there's a possibility of permanent or longer periods of Stage 2 power cuts. Energy expert Lungile Mashele sheds some light on the blackouts. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Just when you thought it was safe, Eskom comes along to submerge you in darkness again.

Stage 4 power cuts have been implemented.

The utility says this is due to a loss in generating capacity.

READ: Stage 2 power cuts from 4pm to midnight

Five generators at five different power stations have broken down overnight.

Stage 2 power cuts had been implemented for the evenings, and were due to end on Wednesday.

But it seems South Africans will now be in the dark for longer.


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