Cable theft leaves Lenasia in the dark

2014-10-24 17:18

Johannesburg - Cable theft caused a major power interruption in Lenasia on Friday, City Power said.

"City Power officials are currently in the area and have started replacing stolen cables," said spokesperson Sol Masolo.

He said the cables were stolen at the Lenasia substation, and the affected areas were Extension 9 and 10.

"City Power is confident that electricity supply will be restored in the affected areas before the end of the day."


  • Diane Chow - 2014-10-24 18:10

    Sorry you guy's. I feel for you. It was our turn two weeks ago.

  • Michael Ray Parkes - 2014-10-24 18:46

    It ploy used by Eskom to hide the fact they already cannot meet demand. . .open your eys and ears. . .they are over 200 billion rand in debt. . .tgeir low maintenance that they've admitted to neglecting is the reason "cable theft" occurs periodically over SA. . .its their load shedding and they are sneaky by shifting the blame. . .they have no accountability. . .

  • Totch Totch - 2014-10-24 18:51

    Read carefully, there are a few whistle blowers making sensible statements here.

  • Anne Pretorius - 2014-10-24 19:24

    You nailed it Michael!

  • Sw Burger - 2014-10-24 20:32

    Some scrap metal dealer slogan: "You steal - we deal".

  • Lara Davies - 2014-10-27 13:02

    I'm wondering if Reclam are going to pin this on their ex-employee Davies too.... Why so little media coverage compared to the Davies debacle? One wonders??? Mmmm interesting!

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