SA must brace for the return of stage 5 load-shedding this week, at least until Wednesday, as Eskom buckles under severe power supply pressure due to high levels of breakdown and depletion of its emergency reserves.

Eskom said on Sunday that various stages of load-shedding were planned until Wednesday with further updates to follow later during the week. From Monday to Wednesday stage 5 load-shedding will be implemented at night...

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