Government leaders are under increasing pressure from their colleagues in the ANC who fear increasing blackouts, which have infuriated business leaders and society, will severely harm the party in future elections.

Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe and public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan faced questions from angry members of the ANC national executive committee (NEC) on Friday. They demanded an explanation for the latest round of load-shedding, according to party insiders...

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