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Power to Observatory & Kensington to be restored by week’s end, says City Power

City Power has assured Observatory and Kensington residents who’ve been left in the dark that power will be restored by the end of this week.

A substation feeding the two suburbs and surrounding areas caught fire last week, leaving thousands of households without electricity.

City Power spokesperson Isaac Mangena said that its teams had completed over 40% of repairs to the substation.

“Work is continuing for the third day at Observatory substation which was gutted by a fire this weekend. Unfortunately, residents of Bellevue, Bellevue East Bruma, Cyrildene, De Wetshof, Houghton Estate, Kensington, Linksfield Ridge, Malvern, Observatory, Observatory Extension, Troyeville, Yeoville, and surrounding areas, will remain off until all the work has been completed, which will be later this week.”


In other news – It always ends in tears: Dating shows Faith Nketsi flames

News that well-known Mzansi reality TV star and influencer, Faith Nketsi whose full name is Mapholoso Faith Nketsi was finally divorcing her short-term husband Nzuzo Njilo was met with relief from fans of the reality star and businesswoman.

Faith Nketsi

The reason behind the celebration of the divorce was because Faith’s brand took some knocks when her husband’s corrupt business ways were aired on the covers of Mzansi’s biggest tabloids. This did not help the reality star who already had a controversial history from accusations of running a brothel to an affair with a married man. Read More