Residents of Soshanguve Extension 5 have been without electricity since last night after a main feeder cable went faulty.

Director Media Relations at the City of Tswhane, Mr Lindela Mashigo, said a team of technicians is working around the clock and anticipate that repairs would be concluded by midnight.

He said the City apologises for the inconvenience caused to the affected customers.

Consumers are advised to treat all electrical points as live.

Affected customers are urged to report power failures by SMS. SMS the word power followed by your account number to 082 612 0333. Or report a power failure to 012 358 9999, choosing the electricity option.