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“Don’t blame Eskom for load shedding”- Mzansi Reacts as They spotted this a Sub station in West Rand


Load shedding is action to reduce the load on something, especially the interruption of an electricity supply to avoid excessive load on the generating plant. 


Now South Africa is currently experiencing stage 5 of load shedding and its burdening South Africans as they are always power cuts each and every hour of the day. Now South Africans are attacking Eskom for failure to deliver electricity to the citizens despite the heavy budget they get from the stage.


However, it appears that there are external forces that contribute to the Eskom failure to deliver electricity, and that includes foreigners stealing copper cables from substations.


To those who don’t dont know what a sub station is “ a substation is a part of an electrical generation, transmission, and distribution system. Substations transform voltage from high to low, or the reverse, or perform any of several other important functions.”


According to the reports, a sub station in West rand has been completely robbed of its copper wires and it is believed that foreigners for the damage. It was reported that they have stolen over 8 copper wires, and even went to the extremes of digging them from the ground.


Now, South Africans believes that as long as foreigners are stealing our cable wires and selling them to scrape yard , load shedding won’t end. However others went to say that we must stop blaming Eskom for load shedding, because we all know that foreigners are the ones who are making more damage by stealing cables and making unnecessary expenses for Eskom to cover.


“As long as scrap yards are still buying coppers,we will see more of this,” says a user.



“Don’t blame Eskom for load shedding, these foreigners are stealing copper from all our substation, look what they did in we won’t have stable electricity,” another one added.


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