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Gordhan says Eskom, unions reach wage agreement; hopes second day of Stage 6 load-shedding can …

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday evening said he was hopeful that Eskom would be able to avoid implementing Stage 6 load-shedding for a second day on Wednesday, after the power utility and unions had reached a wage agreement earlier in the day. Eskom on Tuesday afternoon announced that it would implement Stage 6 load-shedding from 16:00 to 22:00 on Tuesday and Wednesday, after unlawful industrial action had worsened its ability to generate electricity.

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