File: Eskom CEO André de Ruyter said the ongoing outages are necessary to catch up with long overdue maintenance.
JOHANNESBURG - Eskom will implement Stage 2 load-shedding on Thursday.
The power utility said load-shedding will start from 4pm until 11pm.
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Eskom said this was due to a shortage of capacity.
On Sunday, Eskom warned that unplanned breakdowns could result in load-shedding at short notice.