Thousands of Democratic Alliance (DA) members are marching through Pretoria on Friday, calling on government to address the energy crisis in the country.
The party is also protesting against the looming electricity tariff hike of over 9.4% that kicks in next week.
Similar marches are taking place across the country under the banner 'Keep the Lights on'.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane is leading the Gauteng leg of the marches, addressing the crowd.
Eyewitness News reporter Thando Khubeka is in Pretoria.
They gathered here at the Union Buildings, demanding that the ANC government address the current energy crisis.— Thando Kubheka, Reporter - EWN
The DA is saying although there are no rolling blackouts at the moment, we are still uncertain about the future of South Africa's energy.— Thando Kubheka, Reporter - EWN
They say the ball is now in the citizens' court. They have to decide on the 8th of May whether they want to continue living under the current situation.— Thando Kubheka, Reporter - EWN
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