Following the implementation of stage six load-shedding over the weekend, electricity minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa said blackouts will continue throughout the festive season as Eskom struggles to improve generating capacity. 

He said during his weekly energy briefing on Sunday that two of the biggest power stations, Medupi and Matimba, located in Lephalale, have been troubled by design defects and breakdowns...

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