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Eskom downgrades load-shedding to Stage 5 amidst recovery efforts [SOUND]

# Eskom has announced a reduction in load-shedding to Stage 5 this afternoon until further notice. The power utility attributes this improvement to the successful replenishment of pumped storage dam levels, facilitating the return of some generation units to service. Eskom spokesperson Daphne Mokoena states that the Power Station general managers and their teams are working diligently to ensure that a total of three-thousand-200 Megawatts is restored to service by Wednesday evening: