Power Cuts for South Africa as Strike Bites

"Acts of intimidation and sabotage continue today at some of Eskom's power stations, a move that has begun to threaten the security of power supply," says Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe. While the unions have repeated that it is "completely unacceptable that at the dawn of the VAT increase, fuel increase and the downgrading of our economy by rating agencies, workers are offered a 0% wage increase".

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