Eskom’s decision to suspend load shedding for the sake of the Zulu monarchy has not only got South Africans talking, but it also has experts and activists irate. Eskom announced late on Wednesday that it would suspend load shedding between 10am and 2pm in order to accommodate for King Goodwill Zwelithini’s memorial service on Thursday. The power utility has previously revealed that it costs R10 million per hour to burn diesel in order to generate electricity when the grid is under pressure. This means the taxpayer forked out a staggering R40 million in diesel during the load shedding suspension to mourn the Zulu monarch….

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