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South Africa: Enforced Blackouts Further Weigh on a Troubled Economy

Oct 17, 2019 | 19:59 GMT

For the second straight day, South African electricity consumers have had to contend with unexpected power cuts affecting businesses and households across the country. The embattled national electricity provider Eskom, which supplies about 95 percent of South Africa's electricity, ordered the outages in a maneuver called load shedding after failures...

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