𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟭𝟲 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯.
It was set to be a freezing, cold week for most of the country, the below-zero temperatures and the unexpected snowfall resurrecting an old foe for South Africans: the dreaded stage six power cuts. For several weeks, Eskom had offered the country an unexpected reprieve from the higher stages of loadshedding, lulling many into the belief that the national utility finally had a grip on the power crisis. But this was short-lived. This week, as many braced themselves for a harsh July, Eskom announced continuous stage six loadshedding over the weekend, ushering in renewed levels of uncertainty.
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