Load shedding still getting you under? This app could help!

Load shedding still getting you under? This app could help!

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp chats to Dan Wells, the proud co-creator of the 'Eskom Se Push' app.

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With problems at Eskom being a growing concern for all South Africans, an app created by two e-commerce professionals is the shining light at the end of this very dark load shedding tunnel.

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The 'Eskom Se Push' app has become a huge hit among South Africans over the past few years. It has had more than 2.5-million users since being launched. This week alone, as Stage 2 blackouts resumed, the app gained 1.3-million new users.

How does it work?

The app alerts users about upcoming load shedding in their area. It also gives a detailed breakdown of what each stage means. The best part? It's absolutely free to download

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp was joined by Dan Wells, the proud co-creator of the app, on The Workzone to talk about the app's success and how he and his co-creator Herman Maritz came up with the name. Wells also shared more about what it is like running a business while still having a full time job.

Listen to interview below:

The men behind the app...

Dan Wells & Herman Maritz
Dan Wells & Herman Maritz / Eksom Se Push.

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