South Africa News

City Power commends police’s inroads on infrastructure theft & vandalism

City Power has commended the police for their intervention in dealing with the theft and vandalism of electricity infrastructure following the arrest of 22 suspects.

The suspects were arrested this week for theft and damage to essential infrastructure in different parts of the metro.

Earlier in May, the utility wrote to the National Police Commissioner, Fannie Masemola, calling for more police visibility to prevent the ongoing damage to essential infrastructure.

City Power spokesperson Isaac Mangena said this had proven to be effective: “The entity’s efforts against vandalism and cable theft, and vandalism of electricity infrastructure demonstrate how much more can be done when the utility collaborates with law enforcement, and the community to solve this problem that often leaves residents without power for prolonged periods.”


In other news – Reason why we’re not seeing actress Brenda Ngxoli on our screens

Popular South African actress Brenda Ngxoli shot to fame when she played Vuyo in Home Affairs. But the bubbly actress is hardly seen on TV screens these days. It’s alleged she’s frustrated and feels cancelled by the industry.

Brenda Ngxoli

A source close to the actress said she’s outspoken and vocal on issues, which could be the reason for her not finding work. “Brenda is one of the underrated actors in the country. Looking at her phenomenal talent, you’d expect her to be on most shows. Read More