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Tensions are rising at Eskom, with the struggling state-owned electricity supplier confirming protests at several power plants following a breakdown in wage negotiations.

Eskom has triggered a dispute process with unions over pay, leaving a government-affiliated mediator to try to forge an agreement and avert potential disruption to power supplies.

The deadlock in the Eskom wage negotiations has been broken following a 14-hour marathon wage negotiation process, averting a potentially costly strike for the already ailing South African economy

Members of the biggest union at South Africa’s power utility plan to broaden a strike to more plants across the country even after the company obtained a court order against the stoppage. All 15 000 members of the National Union of

Eskom does not expect the National Union of Mineworkers’ strike in the coal sector to have an immediate effect on its coal supplies, but prolonged industrial action will deplete the power