Across SA businesses were hit hard by severe load-shedding at the end of 2019, which reached stage six for the first time. Any hope that our load-shedding woes may be over were shattered as those returning to work in the new year were greeted with stage two load-shedding.

The fact is that this will impact on the bottom lines of businesses, affect the economy negatively and possibly result in further job losses. The World Bank has cut SA’s growth forecast to below 1% due to load-shedding...

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