stage 2 loadshedding

Eskom implements stage 2 loadshedding on Friday 5 February 2021

Published by Andile Sicetsha

Eskom took to social media to announce that it will implement stage 2 loadshedding from Friday, a move that comes unexpectedly.

Eskom implements stage 2 loadshedding

The power utility has yet to offer an explanation on what forced it to disrupt electricity supply with rotational power cuts. All we know, at this stage, is that power cuts will kick off from 12:00 and continue until Sunday, 7 February 2021.

At the time this article was published, Eskom had not released a full statement providing insight into breakages and faults that may have forced the decision.

Social media reactions to loashedding return

The last thing anyone expected, on the first weekend since the eased lockdown regulations, was the return of power outages that, for some regions, run on for at least four hours.

Suffice it to say, nobody was chuffed about the news. Here are some of the reactions we picked out from social media.

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