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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.

Two unions on Friday rejected job cuts proposed to rescue South African Airways, which has cost the government more than R17-billion to stave off bankruptcy and will cost it about half that again to reform.

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

South Africa could face a complete blackout, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) warned on Wednesday in response to a court interdict against a strike at Eskom. The union would embark on an unprotected strike if Eskom did not meet its demand of at least a double-digit increase, Numsa