The cash-strapped City of Johannesburg — which has not been spared the devastating effects of continued and deepening power cuts — has unveiled a yet-to-be-funded multimillion-rand plan that could avert up to stage 3 load-shedding in the short- to medium-term.

Executive mayor Mpho Phalatse said on Thursday the multiparty government and the metro’s City Power utility have a plan to mitigate and ultimately end the rolling blackouts in SA’s economic hub...

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