Rolling blackouts | Phaahla wants all hospitals exempted from outages

Health Minister Joe Phaahla says all hospitals should be exempt from rolling blackouts. However, at the moment just ten percent are. Reporter Heidi Giokos has the story. #dstv403

JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Joe Phaahla says all hospitals should be exempt from rolling blackouts.

However, at the moment just ten percent are.

He says his department is working on resolving this problem.

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It's also looking at harnessing renewable energy to mitigate the effects of power cuts.

Phaahla visited Witbank in Mpumalanga to assess the impact of outages on healthcare facilities.

* eNCA's Heidi Giokos reports.

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eNCA

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