June 14, 2015 / 2:05 PM / 4 years ago

South Africa's Eskom imposes 'Stage 1' blackouts

Eskom's electric pylons are pictured in Soweto, southwest of Johannesburg, March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African power utility Eskom said on Sunday it would be imposing ‘Stage 1’ rolling blackouts from 1500-2000 GMT to ease pressure on the grid.

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