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S.Africa imposes severe power cuts ahead of election

“The power system is severely constrained, which is why after a long time we have had to implement stage 4 of load shedding,” Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 12, 2019

South Africa's Eskom carries out biggest power cuts in years

[nL5N20630N] Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said the company would cut 4,000 megawatts from the national grid from 1100 GMT on Monday, likely until 2000 GMT, and that the last time Eskom had slashed so much power was in the 2014/15 financial year.

Reuters , Africa Feb 12, 2019

South Africa imposes severe power cuts ahead of election

"The power system is severely constrained, which is why after a long time we have had to implement stage 4 of load shedding," Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 11, 2019

South Africa imposes severe power cuts ahead of election | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

“The power system is severely constrained, which is why after a long time we have had to implement stage 4 of load shedding,” Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 11, 2019

South Africa's Gordhan meeting Eskom executives over power crisis

REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham/File Photo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is meeting executives from state power firm Eskom on Monday to find solutions to the country’s electricity crisis, Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe told Reuters.

Reuters , Africa Feb 11, 2019

Ramaphosa: Load shedding comes as 'quite a shock', 'disturbing'

Eskom's Khulu Phasiwe says it's unclear what the situation will look like on Tuesday.

EWN , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

The cost of stage 2 load shedding to South Africa’s economy each day

The power system remains constrained following a number of plant breakdowns yesterday,” spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said.

Business Tech , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

Eskom moves to stage 2 load shedding from 1pm on Sunday

Eskom spokesperson, Khulu Phasiwe said: “With the depletion of our water and diesel resources, there is a great likelihood that we’ll start the new work week from a weak operational position, meaning that there is a high probability of load shedding from tomorrow well.” With the depletion of our water and diesel resources, there is a great likelihood that we’ll start the new work week from a weak operational position, meaning that there is a high probability of loadshedding from tomorrow well.

Business Tech , South Africa Feb 9, 2019

Staff picket HQ of South Africa's Eskom over potential job cuts

“There was a lunchtime picket by some Eskom employees who demanded to be briefed by management on the reported potential unbundling of Eskom and also rumours of potential job cuts,” Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said.

Reuters , Africa Feb 7, 2019

Eskom to meet with union reps over alleged retrenchments

Spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said: “All of those things need to be addressed soon and the COO who was representing the CEO, who is away, has said that in due course, there will be a meeting with union representatives so that these matters can be resolved.” (Edited by Mihlali Ntsabo)

EWN , South Africa Feb 6, 2019