Stage 6: eThekwini still exempt as municipalities brace for critical services to be hampered

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Eskom has implemented Stage 6 load shedding.
Eskom has implemented Stage 6 load shedding.
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Municipalities have sounded the alarm on continuing rolling blackouts and the implementation of Stage 6 load shedding, saying it will lead to the long-term damage of infrastructure.

On Tuesday, Eskom announced it would implement Stage 6 load shedding because of an unprotected strike at its facilities. Load shedding was escalated to Stage 6 on Tuesday from 16:00 to 22:00. Stage 4 will then be implemented from 22:00 to 00:00. 

Load shedding will then be reduced to Stage 2 until 05:00 on Wednesday.

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