Government mulls ruling banning load-shedding at public institutions
President Ramaphosa says the executive will take ‘all the necessary steps’ to ensure hospitals and schools are ‘less’ affected by blackouts
The government says it will begin to study the landmark judgment ordering electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa to “take all reasonable steps” — by no later than January 31 — to ensure public hospitals, clinics, schools and police stations are not affected by load-shedding in the new week, the state attorney’s office confirmed on Sunday.
Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa said at the weekend on the sidelines of the COP28 summit in Dubai that his executive will take “all the necessary steps” to ensure hospitals and schools are “less” affected by blackouts. ..
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