South Africa's Eskom expects no power cuts for rest of summer, winter

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South African power utility Eskom does not expect to implement electricity cuts for the rest of the southern hemisphere summer and winter, its chief executive said on Thursday.

“Eskom has stabilised and we don’t anticipate load shedding for the rest of summer and winter,” Brian Molefe told a news conference.

The utility, which is battling an electricity shortage, had said in November that it does not expect to implement electricity blackouts until April 2016.