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Western Cape government says higher stages of load-shedding compounds Central Karoo power woes [SOUND]

# The Western Cape government says higher stages of load-shedding are exacerbating the electricity crisis for the Central Karoo. Several areas and farms have been grappling with a week-long blackout caused by damage to infrastructure due to adverse weather conditions. Collaborating with Eskom, the government is making concerted efforts to restore power to the affected areas, promising relief by Thursday. Premier Alan Winde says the situation remains critical as the residents endure ongoing electricity disruptions:

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