Eskom have dropped more devastating news on Wednesday, announcing that not only will load shedding return for the third consecutive day, but also that Stage 4 schedules will come into effect until 22:00 tonight. You know the drill by now – you’re going to have to plan your evening around the rolling blackouts.

No fear though – we have you covered with some easy to use guides to figuring out the various regional load shedding schedules as Stage 4 kicks off in earnest.

CHECK YOUR ESKOM load shedding SCHEDULES ON Wednesday 9 JUNE


  • Go to the City Power homepage and type in your suburb.
  • This will give a direct update on when load shedding is expected for you and your regional community.
  • You can also get a weekly on monthly overview by using this calendar
  • Of course, if you have your block number memorised, you can check in with City Power’s Twitter updates.



  • Find the “block” you live in, by using this map.
  • Once you’ve identified which block you’re in, consult the table which features below.
  • Find the correct date, scroll down, and identify which time period your block appears in.
  • On some occasions, the City of Cape Town has a slightly altered load shedding schedule.


Port Elizabeth (PE)/Gqeberha

  • The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality arguably has the leas user-friendly load shedding schedule BUT be that as it may….it has all the details you will ever need.
  • Click here to view the timetable.


Presh JM Reporter

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