File: Eskom CEO André de Ruyter said the ongoing outages are necessary to catch up with long overdue maintenance.
JOHANNESBURG - More load-shedding is on the cards for Tuesday.
This as most parts of the country battles wet and cold conditions.
Stage 2 load-shedding will resume at 9am.
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This after its return on Friday for the first time since the start of the lockdown.
Eskom says although there's been some progress at the Majuba and Lethabo power stations, it's not sufficient enough to permanently suspend outages.
It added that there have been further breakdowns at the Kriel and Medupi power stations
The power utility is calling on customers to use electricity sparingly.