Tag Archives: Electricity load shedding in South Africa

Here Currently; Hair Today; Gone Tomorrow


We are back to the famous Load Shedding. The power utility is once again unable to cope, is running out of fuel and capacity, and has equipment breaking down faster than they can repair it. So they go back to … Continue reading

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Darkest Efrica


                  Though Efrica is famous for being rather black At present, of all lighting, there’s even more a lack, Through maintenance, a lack of, the power they supply Is cut off — … Continue reading

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Out of Power


    Load-shedding of current supply Is raisin’ concerns as to why In-sultana patience, from merely Stage Two, Abruptly a move to Stage Four they should do, Whereby twice a day, for a lark, Deprived of spark, things all go … Continue reading

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Delighted and Bloggered Around Again


Our Electricity (Non-) Supply Commission, Escom, are at it again. A combination of strikes for rises in salary, in return for hopelessly substandard performance, and to be paid by a parastatal on its uppers, plus lack of capacity due to … Continue reading

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