South Africa's Eskom to implement power cuts

The logo of state power utility Eskom is seen outside Cape Town’s Koeberg nuclear power plant in this picture taken March 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s struggling state power utility Eskom said it will cut up to 2,000 megawatts of power from the national grid on Thursday due to a shortage of generating capacity.

Eskom said in an announcement made on Twitter that the power cuts would occur from 4 pm (1400 GMT) to 11 pm. (2100 GMT).

Reporting by Nqobile Dludla; Editing by Jan Harvey

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