MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Hasty return home by CR over power crisis is meaningless bluff

Ramaphosa not acting in solidarity as he's not affected by blackouts his party created

The year 2022 is going to be remembered as the year when SA was plunged into unprecedented levels of load-shedding. This past weekend, after two weeks of sustained load-shedding owing to the breakdown of several units at Eskom’s coal-fired power plants, the power utility escalated load-shedding to stage 6.

Eskom has been cutting 6,000MW from the national grid – enough energy to supply roughly 4-million households. South Africans have been going without power for up to six hours a day. The impact on the economy is incalculable...

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