Eskom implements stage one load shedding

JANUARY 9, 2015

Eskom have announced that they will be employing stage one load shedding, due to the high demand of electricity, in certain areas of South Africa on Friday afternoon.

The load shedding will begin from 11:05am until 22:00 this evening.

"We would like to appeal to customers to reduce their electricity usage as much as they can, as it will ease the pressure on the system,” Eskom said on Twitter.

Load shedding schedules are available at