Tshwane’s technicians are busy replacing a cable that was stolen between Rietgat and Soshanguve X substations this morning.

Director: Media Relations, Mr Lindela Mashigo, said the theft has interrupted the power supply to Soshanguve Block P, R, S, T, U, V, X, Y, SS1-SS5 and KK and it is estimated that the service will be restored by 20:00.

“The City apologizes for the inconvenience that may arise as a result of this outage and we advise consumers to treat all electrical points as live,” he said.

Affected consumers are urged to log all complaints by SMS.

SMS the word power followed by your account number to 082 612 0333.