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Eskom will extend its strategy of trimming top executive positions to include lower ranking managers and finally the general workforce, according to a person familiar with the plans.

Protests at some South African power stations amid deadlocked wage talks are stopping coal from getting to plants and threaten to force the country’s electricity provider to implement rolling blackouts.

State-owned power utility Eskom resumed rolling blackouts Friday after protesting employees blocked others from working and interfered with the electricity grid. Eskom, which generates almost all of the nation’s

Eskom confirmed just before 6pm on Thursday that it has been forced to implement stage-one load shedding. This is due to a strike by the utility’s workers which has involved “acts of intimidation and sabotage”. Spokesman