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    S. Africa's business chamber concerned about negative effects of electricity shortages


    December 8, 2022 - Xinhua News Agency

     

      JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) on Thursday expressed concern about the number of hours the country endures without electricity, saying it negatively affects business and economic growth.

      The country has been experiencing erratic power supplies and on Wednesday the power utility, Eskom announced that the country is going to load shedding level six, which means a day without electricity for about six hours.

      "This level of instability in the provision of power has serious negative implications for South Africa with high unemployment. This makes it almost impossible for business to plan or expand and this is damaging South Africa's prospect as an investment destination," said SACCI CEO Alan Mukoki.

      Eskom said stage six load shedding will continue until Friday morning when stage five will kick in until Saturday. Enditem

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