WATCH | SA facing potential Stage 8 blackouts


JOHANNESBURG - South Africa is staring down the possibility of Stage 8 blackouts.

Eskom went from Stages 3 and 4 to Stage 6 within a matter of hours.

WATCH | Eskom not ruling out Stage 8 power cuts

South Africans turned to social media to vent their frustrations.

Eskom says it needs to shed 6,000 megawatts from the power grid if we hope to prevent a complete blackout.

This has had a detrimental effect on our economy, with businesses losing productivity.

eNCA reporters are on the ground with the latest developments.

eNCA's Heidi Giokos and Aviwe Mtila have more details. #DStv403


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