Several areas in Centurion were without power on Friday following cable theft at a local substation,.
The Reeds, Highveld and Southdowns would be without power for the rest of the day, according to Tshwane metro spokesperson Lindela Mashigo.
“Kentron substation has suffered a blackout due to theft of two main cables earlier this morning.”
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Mashigo said technicians were still working on replacing the stolen cables.
“It is estimated that electricity supply will be restored around midnight.”
He apologised to residents of the affected areas for the inconvenience.
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