Eskom has announced stage 4 load-shedding with immediate effect until 05:00 on Monday morning.
The power utility said in a brief statement on Saturday evening that it had experienced further breakdowns at its power stations over the weekend.
It said the load-shedding was necessary to conserve emergency reserves.
“This is to conserve the limited diesel stocks and to create space to replenish the dam levels in the pumped storage schemes,” Eskom stated.
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