Polokwane Municipality is attending to power failure coming from Van Zyl Slabbert street affecting
other areas including Marshall, Hoog, Oost, Webster and Suid streets.
This due to cable theft at number 70 Van Zyl Slabbert street. Power supply shall be restored once
the electrical team has fixed the line within estimated four (4) hours from time of publication of
In the meantime, all electrical wiring at the affected areas should be considered to be live to
avoid injury and all electrical appliances be switched off to avoid damage when electricity supply
Theft and vandalism of municipal infrastructure impact negatively on normal lives of the
communities and their safety and security. Members of the community are urged to be vigilant
over their service infrastructure.
Those with information that can lead to the arrest of the
perpetrators, are advised to report to police as cable is a criminal offence punishable by law:
The municipality apologises for the inconvenience caused and will do everything possible to
ensure the damage is repaired and electricity restored.
Issued by Communications and Marketing Unit