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City Power suffers R160 million in damages following M1 highway fire

City Power CEO Tshifularo Mashava says the entity needs the security cluster’s help to curb the high rates of vandalism on its infrastructure.

Large parts of the Joburg CBD have been left without power following an underground fire on the M1 highway owing to cable theft last week.

Mashava has confirmed that she has written to the National Police Commissioner Fannie Masemola asking for assistance.

He said they’ve suffered more than R160 million worth of damages to their infrastructure this year alone.

-EWN

In other news – #RIPMphoSebeng: Natasha Thahane under fire over her reaction to Mpho Sebeng’s death

Well-known South African actress Natasha Thahane has been labeled “dramatic” following her reaction to the news of Mpho Sebeng’s death. Sebeng, who was a child star and thespian, tragically died in a car accident in Potchefstroom, North West, in the early hours of Sunday, 5 May.

Mpho Sebeng and Natasha Thahane

As tributes continue to pour in from the actor’s colleagues, Thahane – who shared the screen with Sebeng on Saints and Sinners – posted a screenshot of her phone log to indicate she is in disbelief and she’s been trying to get ahold of him since the tragic news. Read More