Stage 4 load-shedding to hit Ladysmith today

Mar 21, 2019, 01:05
Stage 4 load-shedding to hit Ladysmith today

Gordhan on Tuesday told journalists that he expects the National Prosecuting Authority to act on information about Eskom corruption already in the public domain and that ensuring accountability will aid in cleaning up the state-owned company.

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A lot of things can bad things can be said about South Africans, but one thing is certain: We always see the lighter side of a dark situation. The operational issues at Eskom's plants were compounded over the weekend by a loss of power imports from neighbouring Mozambique, which was hit by a devastating cyclone.

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Eskom's Andrew Etzinger said on Monday it could take up to a week to address the myriad problems plaguing the power system. We know that as government, board and management that we'll get it right in the next year or two.

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There is a belief that the timing of public statements by Koko, certain EFF politicians and other supporters of nuclear power aren't coincidences and that it is related to the internal resistance at Eskom against reform efforts. It's used R4.6-billion rand to buy diesel this financial year, well above the allocated R670-million, spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said.

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The country at large has been subjected to various stages of load shedding since the later months of 2018, and the current schedule switches between Stage 2 and 4. It's also investigating whether to finish the Kusile plant.