The Gordonia substation for Eskom power supply to the town of Upington.(Photo: Graeme Williams, MCSA)
Eskom announced on Thursday morning that load shedding had started due to an electricity emergency.
With political parties campaigning ahead of the election, many have included Eskom in their manifestos.
Here are some opinions about Eskom's announcement and a look at what opposition parties say about the powerhouse in their manifestos.
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