It's like a game of dominoes. Festive cargo, stuck at sea as port congestion became unmanageable, spilling over into the snaking queue of trucks headed to the same ports.

In the same weekend, of Black Friday and a heatwave, more than 15,000MW of unplanned breakdowns meant the air-fryers and dishwashers South Africans fought to buy may only be put to use once there is power. ..

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