Power outages in Red House, Swartkops, Kwazakhele, New Brighton, Zwide, Algoa Park and Dealparty

OCTOBER 19, 2016

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality on Wednesday morning announced that its electricity distribution network experienced problems of the 66kv line at the Swartskops Substation.

"This has led to electricity cuts at the Red House, Swartkops, Kwazakhele, New Brighton, Zwide and Algoa Park and Dealparty," the municipality said.

"Technicians are currently on site trying to restore supply. For now no time frames can be given, however we expect the problem to be solved by Midday.

"The municipality would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused by this unexpected cut of supply."