Load shedding to remain at Stage 4 until Friday

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Eskom has announced that load shedding which had jumped to Stage 4 on Tuesday morning after more generation units failed will remain in place until 05:00 Friday. 

The power utility said the jump from Stage 2 happened at 07:20 after Majuba Unit 5 and Tutuka Unit 4 tripped.

CEO André de Ruyter is also scheduled to brief the media at 10:00 on the state of the grid. 

READ | Eskom warns of 101 days of load shedding this winter in 'extreme' case

Eskom initially started with overnight Stage 2 load shedding early last week, before more unit failures at various power stations led to full-time shedding until Friday morning. There was a slight reprieve until Sunday, when Stage 2 was needed again. 

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