The Minister of Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said he does not understand why Eskom has resorted to loadshedding and says the power utility has reserves.
Power utility Eskom announced that stage two loadshedding would continue into the weekend with rolling blackouts between 8 am and 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that it is unlikely that Eskom will implement Stage 8 loadshedding despite the power utility dealing with more sabotage cases.
A woman shared a video of how she has mastered the skill of hacking her prepaid electricity meter to give her more watts by simply punching a series of digits.
Stellenbosch Grade 11 learner, Dashayin “Dash” Gilbert, won more than R16 000 in the physics and astronomy category at the ISEF held in Atlanta in the USA.
Energy analyst Mike Roussow has warned that there is a better than 50% chance that Mzansi will go above level 3 and 4 loadsheddding and a possibility of stage 8