South African Govt Department to Appeal Judgment on Power Cuts

Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, says the department will be appealing a judgment handed down by the North Gauteng High Court which ordered that hospitals, schools and police stations be exempted from load shedding and also gave the Public Enterprises Minister 60 days to ensure that those public facilities have sufficient electricity supply.

Gordhan said the judgement raises serious concerns about Eskom's efforts to ensure stability of the national grid in the context of the current power constraints.


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