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Eskom Eases Power Cuts But Warns It’s A Long Road To Recovery

EWN

Eskom has announced the downgrading of the rolling power cuts from Wednesday but has warned that it will take weeks before the system recovers to pre-strike levels.

Businesses and households across the country have been hard-hit by stage 6 power cuts, which were implemented due to energy losses blamed on a wildcat strike at Eskom.

Stage 5 blackouts will be implemented from 4pm this afternoon until 10pm.

Eskom spokesperson Sikonathi Mantshantsha said that several factors would influence the further easing of the planned outages.

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