Stage 4 power cuts in place until Saturday


JOHANNESBURG - Rolling blackouts will continue into the weekend. 

Eskom announced on Thursday that power cuts will continue until 5am on Saturday.

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Thereafter blackouts will be reduced to Stage 3 throughout the weekend.

The power utility anticipates the first unit of the Camden Power station to return to service and the remaining stations to return over the next 10 days. 

South Africans have been grappling with the worst blackouts this month.

Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa says energy availability at the Medupi power station stands at 85% to date.

Ramaphosa adds that the power utility is making progress in solving problems at other power stations.

He was speaking during a question and answer session in Parliament on Thursday.



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