The City of Ekurhuleni has appealed to communities to report cable theft to the nearest police station when they see people stealing municipal property.
Johannesburg’s City Power says it loses roughly R 2 billion per annum due to cable theft. City Power says it has resolved never to replace the streets lights where they are continuously vandalised.
Metrorail says passenger train services in the central area of Cape Town have again been temporarily grounded due to cable theft.
Families of the more than 20 people trapped underground at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg Mpumalanga have pleaded with mine workers to allow rescue operations to resume.
Rescue operation at the Gloria Mine, where more than 20 people are trapped underground, has been temporarily suspended.