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Overloads, vandals, cable faults compound Joburg load-shed ...

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Overloads, vandals, cable faults compound Joburg load-shed challenges

Facebook page administrators and City Power’s Twitter feed have been overwhelmed by angry posts from residents

Senior journalist

As cold weather continues and load-shedding intensifies, the battle to keep the lights on between planned outages is raging.

Large parts of Johannesburg remained without electricity on Thursday thanks to numerous failures to restore power after the scheduled two-and-a-half-hour planned outages on Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Anger and frustration mounted as City Power notices, ward councillor updates and repeated explanations for the situation flooded Twitter, suburban Facebook pages, WhatsApp and other community groups...

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