The final countdown for the annual National Senior Certificate exams has begun across the country. However, the Department of Education says Eskom’s power crisis is a thorn in its side.
Power cuts have been a heavy burden to bear for all South Africans – from entrepreneurs struggling to hold on to their businesses to schoolchildren plunged into darkness almost every evening when they need to study.
Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga raised the department’s concerns in an article that appeared in The Sowetan this week, saying it was in talks with the power utility.
He said the department continued to liaise closely with Eskom, the security cluster, provincial…
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