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Johannesburg - Nuclear procurement will save South Africa from a possible 2026 electricity capacity crunch, said Eskom CEO Brian Molefe in a briefing on Thursday.

Molefe, who was delivering Eskom’s six-month results for the period to end-September 2016, warned South Africa could experience load shedding again if it doesn’t go this route.

South Africa has experienced 15 months without load shedding, said Molefe.

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