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Beware of sham electricity technicians, warns City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town has urged residents to be aware of scammers who pretend to be city electricity technicians.

The City said its contractors carry legitimate identification cards and a notification or reference number of the problem they’re sent to fix.

“If you are unsure about any official visit your home, please do not hesitate before you make contact with the city’s call centre to verify,” said Beverley van Reenen, the city’s mayoral committee member for energy.

Van Reenen added that vandalism of the city’s electricity infrastructure remained a challenge to its plans to eradicate four stages of load shedding by 2026.


In other news – Watch: DJ Lamiez Holworthy’s son starts walking in his 9th month

Well-known South African DJ Lamiez Holworthy expresses excitement over her son Leano’s growth. Taking to social media, the DJ shared a video of her little boy walking; Khuli Chana who was in the video was excited as he guided the little boy.

Lamiez Holworthy

Lamiez revealed in the caption that Leano took a few steps in his 8th month, but he can now take longer steps in the 9th month. Read More