Isaac Mangena

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Isaac Mangena said : “We are happy that the other areas heeded our call and reduced demand by switching off non-essentials. The situation is still very critical and we will continue to monitor the load demand and act accordingly when and if the substation is under threat,” External link

citizen Monday, May 11, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The decision was informed by a risk assessment conducted on Hopefield substation which pointed to a serious threat due to the overloading of the network, that could lead to the total blackout of the areas,” External link

citizen Monday, May 11, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Under Level 4 of the lockdown, it means some of the industries including scrap metal dealers will be able to open from 1 May and may want to basically catch up on the lost ground. And we will probably see an increase around the theft of our cables,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “One of the security officers managed to escape, while the other three were assaulted. One of them was shot in the neck at close range and is in a critical condition in hospital,” External link

citizen Friday, March 13, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena told : “The study will guide us on how much of which technology we should deploy at which site,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We see Kelvin as a strategic partner to reduce the overreliance on Eskom,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “This will help to reduce the price of electricity to consumers especially because there are already private players who are proposing bankable ideas with costs below Eskom’s charges. This would also improve the security of supply and avoid load shedding,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The revised Schedule 2 of the electricity regulation act is a good thing… It means we can enter into agreements with IPPs [independent power producers] who can supply. Any easing of impediments toward self-generation by the government as announced will ease the capacity constraints and help us deal with load shedding challenges and implement our strategy,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have still not recovered from the problems that we had with generation at Kelvin sub-station. The repairs are still ongoing there” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, February 7, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The people that are experiencing outages are urged to call our call centres or log a call on Citypower.mobi, so we can send people to attend to it. Someone must not assume that it is part of load shedding as we are not load shedding” External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We see Kelvin as a strategic partner to reduce the overreliance on Eskom,” External link

citizen Friday, January 24, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “However, for oil to soak in and have the transformer carry the load took longer than expected. We anticipate that the new transformer will be ready by early afternoon today on Thursday, after which power will gradually be restored to the residents,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 26, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "A new standby transformer was commissioned and tested positively on Christmas Day with the hope of energising it and restoring power before [the] end of Christmas Day. However, for oil to soak in and have the transformer carry the load took longer than expected. We anticipate that the new transformer will be ready by early afternoon today [Thursday], after which power will gradually be restored to the residents," External link

iol Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "When one caught fire on Tuesday, the substation lost half supply load, leaving one transformer to service 50 percent of the customers. So the substation was not completely 100 percent lost after the incident. The area is mostly an industrial area, meaning with factories closed for Christmas, the impact on lives was minimal," External link

iol Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The fire on 88/11KV transformer started on Tuesday night plunging several suburbs east of Joburg City into darkness,” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 25, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I don’t think the residents know who supplies electricity in the area. We only install street lights in this area, Eskom supplies electricity” External link

the-star Friday, October 4, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “One company taxi and two computers were stolen,” External link

the-star Friday, October 4, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I don’t think the residents know who supplies electricity in the area. We only install street lights in this area, Eskom supplies electricity” External link

iol Friday, October 4, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “One company taxi and two computers were stolen,” External link

iol Friday, October 4, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The body was found by our technicians on Friday hanging from one of the transformers,” “It is suspected that the suspect tried to vandalise the substation and steal copper and cables from the transformer when he was electrocuted and died on the scene” External link

citizen Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We would like to warn criminals against toying around with death by fiddling with electricity infrastructure. Vandalism and cable theft cost the City millions of money – money that could be used for other service delivery needs,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “However, we won’t be dispatching at night in those areas until we are sure of the safety of our contractors and employees,” “With Tuesday fairly quiet, we have decided to continue with the services as per normal while we continue to monitor the situation. We have urged our employees and contractors to exercise caution and take measures necessary to ensure their safety and that of the vehicles, equipment and infrastructure they work on” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The safety of our employees is of paramount importance and we will continue monitoring the situation daily and will make necessary calls when needed,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have urged our employees and contractors to exercise caution and ensure they take measures necessary to ensure their safety and that of the cars, equipment and the infrastructure they work on,” External link

businessday Monday, September 9, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “City Power has noted a misleading article, appearing first on Moneyweb, comparing the city’s rates to those of other municipalities,” “The publication states that the tariff structure across municipalities are so different that they ‘are almost entirely not comparable’. This is why the publication’s conclusion that Johannesburg is more expensive than other metros is without foundation,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “While other municipalities base their revenue recovery primarily on consumption, City Power’s revenue recovery model is aligned to a fixed cost structure of electricity operations, guaranteeing the availability of power while ensuring that as consumption increases, the unit price of electricity for the consumer drops,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Our experts have been working day and night and we are expecting that everything will be back on line by Saturday evening (tonight),” External link

iol Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The team is also receiving assistance from several national security agencies who view this as a national cyber threat,” External link

iol Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Our experts have been working day and night and we are expecting that everything will be back on line by Saturday evening (tonight),” External link

the-star Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The team is also receiving assistance from several national security agencies who view this as a national cyber threat,” External link

the-star Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Customers will be able to access vending and buy electricity. However, work is still continuing on some systems and applications that were affected including the uploading of invoices by our suppliers, and logging faults by customers on the website,” “This will also affect our response time to logged calls as some of [the] internal systems to dispatch and order material have been slowed by the impact” External link

citizen Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Suppliers seeking to submit invoices for payments should rather bring their invoices physically to City Power offices in Booysens. New service connections were not affected by the cyberattack,” “City Power cybersecurity is currently investigating the cause of this attack. Ransomware virus is known globally to be operated by syndicates seeking to solicit monies. We want to assure residents of Johannesburg that City Power systems were able to proactively intercept this and managed to deal with it quicker” External link

citizen Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We are equipping our technicians with fast-moving spares and strategic materials. More teams have been put on standby so that they can be dispatched to attend to outages and respond to emergency calls," "City Power has, however, put [a] plan in place to tackle such unplanned outages, the key focus of the plan is to attend to those areas that experience repeated unplanned outages on the same day or week. City Power has also prioritised resources to address those areas where there are capacity challenges" External link

iol Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "Constant monitoring of the network, maintenance and implementation of new technologies form part of our efforts to reduce [the] number of outages affecting our customers," "However these efforts are not only dependent on City Power alone to stave off power outages, we urge our communities to save electricity" External link

iol Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have become aware of imposters and urge residents to be highly vigilant and report any suspicious persons or vehicles. Security risk control will dispatch a response vehicle immediately to apprehend suspects,” External link

citizen Friday, July 19, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The repairs will take at least 48 hours after which time power will be restored,” “It is suspected that vandalism could be the cause of the fire after the gates leading into the substation were found to have been broken into, but that will form part of the investigation” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The process was already under way to build a new one as part of upgrading electricity infrastructure across Alexandra township. A total of R16 million has been budgeted this financial year for the upgrade of this substation,” “We apologise to the customers for the inconvenience caused by this unfortunate incident” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Technicians and operators have been dispatched to determine the extent of the damage. We do not know when electricity will be restored,” External link

citizen Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The process was already underway to build a new one as part of upgrading electricity infrastructure across Alexandra township. A total of R16 million has been budgeted this financial year for the upgrade of this substation," "We apologise to the customers for the inconvenience caused by this unfortunate incident" External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The total shutdown is a necessary precautionary measure to avoid a possible disaster due to the oil leak,” External link

the-star Friday, March 22, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Suspicion is that it was affected by the fire. Areas affected include both areas supplied by Eskom and City Power around Tembisa and Midrand, Rabie Ridge, Austin View, Mayibuye and Commercia,” External link

the-star Friday, March 22, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “As of now, we don’t know the cause of this and we are also not sure if there are any causalities. We have dispatched a team from City Power to the area to investigate. The line carries about 88 kilovolts of electricity and can severely injure [one] when in contact with a person” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We should call illegal connection for what it is, theft and a crime which costs the city millions in lost revenue and in repairs of infrastructure vandalised during illegal connections. It's also an inconvenience to formal paying customers who lose businesses and livelihoods," External link

the-star Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We should call illegal connection for what it is, theft and a crime which costs the city millions in lost revenue and in repairs of infrastructure vandalised during illegal connections. It's also an inconvenience to formal paying customers who lose businesses and livelihoods," External link

iol Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “These illegal connections, including constant trips, have been inconveniencing the paying customers across the street. "The recent operation involved moving the main cable from the side of the road near the informal settlement to the other side which would force people to cross the main street if they wanted to illegally connect,” External link

the-star Monday, February 18, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “There are unscrupulous individuals who offer illegal connection services in poorer communities for a fee of as little as R200. "These individuals have turned this activity into an entrepreneurial venture,” External link

the-star Monday, February 18, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Photo cells, which are devices that switch the street lights on at dusk and off at dawn, are also stolen, which causes the lights to burn throughout the day,” External link

the-star Monday, February 18, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “is very high during load-shedding,” External link

businessday Friday, February 15, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “is very high during load shedding,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 15, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "It is suspected that the deceased was electrocuted trying to dismantle and steal material inside the substation. Working tools were found in his possession," External link

nampa Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “So, during cold or rainy weather, you will find that many homeless people use our substations as shelter. That is where the worry is, as seen with what happened last week,” External link

the-star Monday, January 14, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena added : “Another major cost is that of inconveniencing other people in that area because now they have not had electricity for the past three days,” External link

the-star Monday, January 14, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The substation is currently a crime scene and City Power technicians will only be able to work to restore power in the affected suburbs after the police are done," "City Power would like to warn people against vandalism and using its infrastructure as shelter as this may result in injuries or death. City Power extends its condolences to the family of the deceased" External link

iol Friday, January 11, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "These tensions have been simmering for some months now‚ and we believe government‚ working with communities and civil society could have done more to prevent the explosion seen over the last few days" External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The very same (SACP) leadership that rescued him from a political dustbin,” External link

iol Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:39:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have as part of our investigation consulted with him and considered the evidence presented including the video material which has now gone viral. Having done so, and given our abiding concerns over race based hate speech, we instituted proceedings in the Equality Court during March. We are waiting for the court,” External link

mg Wednesday, June 22, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We gave him until July 4 to respond," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 19, 2016 9:48:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “This is a country that is based on the firm principles of constitutional democracy, it is a country which rejected intolerance of any kind in 1994 and chose a path of freedom and tolerance where blacks and whites co-exist,” External link

the-star Friday, June 17, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “This is a country that is based on the firm principles of constitutional democracy, it is a country which rejected intolerance of any kind in 1994 and chose a path of freedom and tolerance where blacks and whites co-exist,” External link

iol Friday, June 17, 2016 2:09:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I can confirm that several complaints were laid against President Zuma by the FF Plus and others [in connection with] a statement he made regarding the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck causing the problems in the country,” External link

mg Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:15:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We gave him until July 4 to respond,” External link

mg Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:15:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "Two years ago during protests in Malamulele in Limpopo, at least five schools were set alight. The Commission understands that those schools have still not been repaired. In October 2014, protests relating to access to water broke out in Zeerust, North West Province. During these protests, children were barred from attending school," External link

enca Monday, June 13, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena declared : "The North West Province also experienced protests in June 2013, February 2015, and in June 2016 protests in Majakaneng village resulted in closure of schools. This trend is prevalent across almost all provinces in the country," External link

enca Monday, June 13, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena asserted : "Protests have become a mechanism for communities to raise their discontent about their concerns for lack of delivery of services by government," External link

enca Monday, June 13, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission has decided to reject the complaint and will not be investigating the matter. We have sent a letter to communicate this and the reasons to the complainants. We have also advised them of an option to appeal our decision," External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The incidents took place during the 1970s till the early 2000s. They all took place before the inception of the SAHRC as well as the Constitution of the new democracy, in which case issues of Pre-Jurisdiction came through," External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena says : “South Africa has a flag that represents a rainbow nation. People must desist from displaying anything that would remind others of their sad past” External link

iol Friday, March 13, 2015 9:43:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We will look at all the facts and if preliminary evidence indicates violations (of human rights) we will open a file,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have since received two more complaints regarding the same matter” External link

iol Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:56:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “They [the Freedom Front Plus] claim that the statement generalised negatively about the descendants of Jan van Riebeeck and white people in particular, and that the statement demonised Afrikaners based on an incorrect historical view” External link

mg Wednesday, February 18, 2015 4:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to have referred to ... Malema as ‘cockroach’,” External link

mg Wednesday, February 18, 2015 4:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to have referred to... Malema as 'cockroach'," External link

thenewage Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:33:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to have referred to... Malema as 'cockroach',” External link

iol Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:50:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The gym's rules now specifically prohibit racism, as well as discriminatory language based on, among other grounds, sex, gender and social origin,” External link

iol Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:20:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "Complaints have been made in Mpumalanga, Western Cape and the Free State," "It's unacceptable that teachers, who are put in charge of children in the absence of parents, would behave in such a way" External link

thetimes-za Monday, February 16, 2015 7:48:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The disabling of access to the internet in Parliament was and remains a serious violation of the right to receive or impart information or ideas to and from members of the public, and indeed the freedom of the press and other media as encapsulated in our Constitution" External link

thetimes-za Saturday, February 14, 2015 3:52:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

allafrica-fr Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6:57:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

camer Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6:46:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

slateafrique Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7:20:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

rtl-BE Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:32:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

tv5 Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:23:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : «Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:11:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

metrofrance Tuesday, February 3, 2015 5:07:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : «Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme» External link

cyberpresse Tuesday, February 3, 2015 4:48:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:19:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Segregation based on race in schools perpetuates the negative stereotypes around race, especially considering the history we coming from as a country” External link

iol Friday, January 30, 2015 9:06:00 AM EAT



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national secretary1.43%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
spokesman70.00%EN07/22/201622/07/2016
south african human rights commission spokesman7.14%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
spokesperson12.86%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
spokesman5.71%SA09/03/201403/09/2014
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Isaac MangenaFR11.11%
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Isaac Mangena

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Isaac Mangena said : “We are happy that the other areas heeded our call and reduced demand by switching off non-essentials. The situation is still very critical and we will continue to monitor the load demand and act accordingly when and if the substation is under threat,” External link

citizen Monday, May 11, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The decision was informed by a risk assessment conducted on Hopefield substation which pointed to a serious threat due to the overloading of the network, that could lead to the total blackout of the areas,” External link

citizen Monday, May 11, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Under Level 4 of the lockdown, it means some of the industries including scrap metal dealers will be able to open from 1 May and may want to basically catch up on the lost ground. And we will probably see an increase around the theft of our cables,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “One of the security officers managed to escape, while the other three were assaulted. One of them was shot in the neck at close range and is in a critical condition in hospital,” External link

citizen Friday, March 13, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena told : “The study will guide us on how much of which technology we should deploy at which site,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We see Kelvin as a strategic partner to reduce the overreliance on Eskom,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “This will help to reduce the price of electricity to consumers especially because there are already private players who are proposing bankable ideas with costs below Eskom’s charges. This would also improve the security of supply and avoid load shedding,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The revised Schedule 2 of the electricity regulation act is a good thing… It means we can enter into agreements with IPPs [independent power producers] who can supply. Any easing of impediments toward self-generation by the government as announced will ease the capacity constraints and help us deal with load shedding challenges and implement our strategy,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 21, 2020 5:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have still not recovered from the problems that we had with generation at Kelvin sub-station. The repairs are still ongoing there” External link

eyewitness-news Friday, February 7, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The people that are experiencing outages are urged to call our call centres or log a call on Citypower.mobi, so we can send people to attend to it. Someone must not assume that it is part of load shedding as we are not load shedding” External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We see Kelvin as a strategic partner to reduce the overreliance on Eskom,” External link

citizen Friday, January 24, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “However, for oil to soak in and have the transformer carry the load took longer than expected. We anticipate that the new transformer will be ready by early afternoon today on Thursday, after which power will gradually be restored to the residents,” External link

citizen Thursday, December 26, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "A new standby transformer was commissioned and tested positively on Christmas Day with the hope of energising it and restoring power before [the] end of Christmas Day. However, for oil to soak in and have the transformer carry the load took longer than expected. We anticipate that the new transformer will be ready by early afternoon today [Thursday], after which power will gradually be restored to the residents," External link

iol Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "When one caught fire on Tuesday, the substation lost half supply load, leaving one transformer to service 50 percent of the customers. So the substation was not completely 100 percent lost after the incident. The area is mostly an industrial area, meaning with factories closed for Christmas, the impact on lives was minimal," External link

iol Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:54:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The fire on 88/11KV transformer started on Tuesday night plunging several suburbs east of Joburg City into darkness,” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 25, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I don’t think the residents know who supplies electricity in the area. We only install street lights in this area, Eskom supplies electricity” External link

the-star Friday, October 4, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “One company taxi and two computers were stolen,” External link

the-star Friday, October 4, 2019 12:29:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I don’t think the residents know who supplies electricity in the area. We only install street lights in this area, Eskom supplies electricity” External link

iol Friday, October 4, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “One company taxi and two computers were stolen,” External link

iol Friday, October 4, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The body was found by our technicians on Friday hanging from one of the transformers,” “It is suspected that the suspect tried to vandalise the substation and steal copper and cables from the transformer when he was electrocuted and died on the scene” External link

citizen Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We would like to warn criminals against toying around with death by fiddling with electricity infrastructure. Vandalism and cable theft cost the City millions of money – money that could be used for other service delivery needs,” External link

citizen Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:32:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “However, we won’t be dispatching at night in those areas until we are sure of the safety of our contractors and employees,” “With Tuesday fairly quiet, we have decided to continue with the services as per normal while we continue to monitor the situation. We have urged our employees and contractors to exercise caution and take measures necessary to ensure their safety and that of the vehicles, equipment and infrastructure they work on” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The safety of our employees is of paramount importance and we will continue monitoring the situation daily and will make necessary calls when needed,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, September 10, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have urged our employees and contractors to exercise caution and ensure they take measures necessary to ensure their safety and that of the cars, equipment and the infrastructure they work on,” External link

businessday Monday, September 9, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “City Power has noted a misleading article, appearing first on Moneyweb, comparing the city’s rates to those of other municipalities,” “The publication states that the tariff structure across municipalities are so different that they ‘are almost entirely not comparable’. This is why the publication’s conclusion that Johannesburg is more expensive than other metros is without foundation,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “While other municipalities base their revenue recovery primarily on consumption, City Power’s revenue recovery model is aligned to a fixed cost structure of electricity operations, guaranteeing the availability of power while ensuring that as consumption increases, the unit price of electricity for the consumer drops,” External link

citizen Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:57:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Our experts have been working day and night and we are expecting that everything will be back on line by Saturday evening (tonight),” External link

iol Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The team is also receiving assistance from several national security agencies who view this as a national cyber threat,” External link

iol Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Our experts have been working day and night and we are expecting that everything will be back on line by Saturday evening (tonight),” External link

the-star Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The team is also receiving assistance from several national security agencies who view this as a national cyber threat,” External link

the-star Saturday, July 27, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Customers will be able to access vending and buy electricity. However, work is still continuing on some systems and applications that were affected including the uploading of invoices by our suppliers, and logging faults by customers on the website,” “This will also affect our response time to logged calls as some of [the] internal systems to dispatch and order material have been slowed by the impact” External link

citizen Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Suppliers seeking to submit invoices for payments should rather bring their invoices physically to City Power offices in Booysens. New service connections were not affected by the cyberattack,” “City Power cybersecurity is currently investigating the cause of this attack. Ransomware virus is known globally to be operated by syndicates seeking to solicit monies. We want to assure residents of Johannesburg that City Power systems were able to proactively intercept this and managed to deal with it quicker” External link

citizen Thursday, July 25, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We are equipping our technicians with fast-moving spares and strategic materials. More teams have been put on standby so that they can be dispatched to attend to outages and respond to emergency calls," "City Power has, however, put [a] plan in place to tackle such unplanned outages, the key focus of the plan is to attend to those areas that experience repeated unplanned outages on the same day or week. City Power has also prioritised resources to address those areas where there are capacity challenges" External link

iol Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "Constant monitoring of the network, maintenance and implementation of new technologies form part of our efforts to reduce [the] number of outages affecting our customers," "However these efforts are not only dependent on City Power alone to stave off power outages, we urge our communities to save electricity" External link

iol Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have become aware of imposters and urge residents to be highly vigilant and report any suspicious persons or vehicles. Security risk control will dispatch a response vehicle immediately to apprehend suspects,” External link

citizen Friday, July 19, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The repairs will take at least 48 hours after which time power will be restored,” “It is suspected that vandalism could be the cause of the fire after the gates leading into the substation were found to have been broken into, but that will form part of the investigation” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The process was already under way to build a new one as part of upgrading electricity infrastructure across Alexandra township. A total of R16 million has been budgeted this financial year for the upgrade of this substation,” “We apologise to the customers for the inconvenience caused by this unfortunate incident” External link

citizen Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Technicians and operators have been dispatched to determine the extent of the damage. We do not know when electricity will be restored,” External link

citizen Tuesday, July 16, 2019 8:48:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The process was already underway to build a new one as part of upgrading electricity infrastructure across Alexandra township. A total of R16 million has been budgeted this financial year for the upgrade of this substation," "We apologise to the customers for the inconvenience caused by this unfortunate incident" External link

iol Tuesday, July 16, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The total shutdown is a necessary precautionary measure to avoid a possible disaster due to the oil leak,” External link

the-star Friday, March 22, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Suspicion is that it was affected by the fire. Areas affected include both areas supplied by Eskom and City Power around Tembisa and Midrand, Rabie Ridge, Austin View, Mayibuye and Commercia,” External link

the-star Friday, March 22, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “As of now, we don’t know the cause of this and we are also not sure if there are any causalities. We have dispatched a team from City Power to the area to investigate. The line carries about 88 kilovolts of electricity and can severely injure [one] when in contact with a person” External link

eyewitness-news Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We should call illegal connection for what it is, theft and a crime which costs the city millions in lost revenue and in repairs of infrastructure vandalised during illegal connections. It's also an inconvenience to formal paying customers who lose businesses and livelihoods," External link

the-star Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:46:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We should call illegal connection for what it is, theft and a crime which costs the city millions in lost revenue and in repairs of infrastructure vandalised during illegal connections. It's also an inconvenience to formal paying customers who lose businesses and livelihoods," External link

iol Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “These illegal connections, including constant trips, have been inconveniencing the paying customers across the street. "The recent operation involved moving the main cable from the side of the road near the informal settlement to the other side which would force people to cross the main street if they wanted to illegally connect,” External link

the-star Monday, February 18, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “There are unscrupulous individuals who offer illegal connection services in poorer communities for a fee of as little as R200. "These individuals have turned this activity into an entrepreneurial venture,” External link

the-star Monday, February 18, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Photo cells, which are devices that switch the street lights on at dusk and off at dawn, are also stolen, which causes the lights to burn throughout the day,” External link

the-star Monday, February 18, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “is very high during load-shedding,” External link

businessday Friday, February 15, 2019 4:12:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “is very high during load shedding,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, February 15, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "It is suspected that the deceased was electrocuted trying to dismantle and steal material inside the substation. Working tools were found in his possession," External link

nampa Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “So, during cold or rainy weather, you will find that many homeless people use our substations as shelter. That is where the worry is, as seen with what happened last week,” External link

the-star Monday, January 14, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena added : “Another major cost is that of inconveniencing other people in that area because now they have not had electricity for the past three days,” External link

the-star Monday, January 14, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The substation is currently a crime scene and City Power technicians will only be able to work to restore power in the affected suburbs after the police are done," "City Power would like to warn people against vandalism and using its infrastructure as shelter as this may result in injuries or death. City Power extends its condolences to the family of the deceased" External link

iol Friday, January 11, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "These tensions have been simmering for some months now‚ and we believe government‚ working with communities and civil society could have done more to prevent the explosion seen over the last few days" External link

thetimes-za Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The very same (SACP) leadership that rescued him from a political dustbin,” External link

iol Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:39:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have as part of our investigation consulted with him and considered the evidence presented including the video material which has now gone viral. Having done so, and given our abiding concerns over race based hate speech, we instituted proceedings in the Equality Court during March. We are waiting for the court,” External link

mg Wednesday, June 22, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "We gave him until July 4 to respond," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 19, 2016 9:48:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “This is a country that is based on the firm principles of constitutional democracy, it is a country which rejected intolerance of any kind in 1994 and chose a path of freedom and tolerance where blacks and whites co-exist,” External link

the-star Friday, June 17, 2016 2:41:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “This is a country that is based on the firm principles of constitutional democracy, it is a country which rejected intolerance of any kind in 1994 and chose a path of freedom and tolerance where blacks and whites co-exist,” External link

iol Friday, June 17, 2016 2:09:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I can confirm that several complaints were laid against President Zuma by the FF Plus and others [in connection with] a statement he made regarding the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck causing the problems in the country,” External link

mg Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:15:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We gave him until July 4 to respond,” External link

mg Thursday, June 16, 2016 11:15:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "Two years ago during protests in Malamulele in Limpopo, at least five schools were set alight. The Commission understands that those schools have still not been repaired. In October 2014, protests relating to access to water broke out in Zeerust, North West Province. During these protests, children were barred from attending school," External link

enca Monday, June 13, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena declared : "The North West Province also experienced protests in June 2013, February 2015, and in June 2016 protests in Majakaneng village resulted in closure of schools. This trend is prevalent across almost all provinces in the country," External link

enca Monday, June 13, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena asserted : "Protests have become a mechanism for communities to raise their discontent about their concerns for lack of delivery of services by government," External link

enca Monday, June 13, 2016 8:58:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission has decided to reject the complaint and will not be investigating the matter. We have sent a letter to communicate this and the reasons to the complainants. We have also advised them of an option to appeal our decision," External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The incidents took place during the 1970s till the early 2000s. They all took place before the inception of the SAHRC as well as the Constitution of the new democracy, in which case issues of Pre-Jurisdiction came through," External link

thetimes-za Monday, May 23, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena says : “South Africa has a flag that represents a rainbow nation. People must desist from displaying anything that would remind others of their sad past” External link

iol Friday, March 13, 2015 9:43:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We will look at all the facts and if preliminary evidence indicates violations (of human rights) we will open a file,” External link

iol Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:14:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “We have since received two more complaints regarding the same matter” External link

iol Wednesday, February 18, 2015 6:56:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “They [the Freedom Front Plus] claim that the statement generalised negatively about the descendants of Jan van Riebeeck and white people in particular, and that the statement demonised Afrikaners based on an incorrect historical view” External link

mg Wednesday, February 18, 2015 4:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to have referred to ... Malema as ‘cockroach’,” External link

mg Wednesday, February 18, 2015 4:51:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to have referred to... Malema as 'cockroach'," External link

thenewage Wednesday, February 18, 2015 1:33:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to have referred to... Malema as 'cockroach',” External link

iol Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:50:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “The gym's rules now specifically prohibit racism, as well as discriminatory language based on, among other grounds, sex, gender and social origin,” External link

iol Wednesday, February 18, 2015 12:20:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "Complaints have been made in Mpumalanga, Western Cape and the Free State," "It's unacceptable that teachers, who are put in charge of children in the absence of parents, would behave in such a way" External link

thetimes-za Monday, February 16, 2015 7:48:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : "The disabling of access to the internet in Parliament was and remains a serious violation of the right to receive or impart information or ideas to and from members of the public, and indeed the freedom of the press and other media as encapsulated in our Constitution" External link

thetimes-za Saturday, February 14, 2015 3:52:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

allafrica-fr Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6:57:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

camer Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6:46:00 AM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

slateafrique Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7:20:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

rtl-BE Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:32:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

tv5 Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:23:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : «Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:11:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

metrofrance Tuesday, February 3, 2015 5:07:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : «Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme» External link

cyberpresse Tuesday, February 3, 2015 4:48:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena explique : "Le racisme est répandu et la plupart des plaintes que nous instruisons ont un rapport au racisme" External link

afp-fr Tuesday, February 3, 2015 3:19:00 PM EAT

Isaac Mangena said : “Segregation based on race in schools perpetuates the negative stereotypes around race, especially considering the history we coming from as a country” External link

iol Friday, January 30, 2015 9:06:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary2.86%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
national secretary1.43%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
spokesman70.00%EN07/22/201622/07/2016
south african human rights commission spokesman7.14%EN06/23/201623/06/2016
spokesperson12.86%EN06/22/201622/06/2016
spokesman5.71%SA09/03/201403/09/2014
Names Lang Count
Isaac MangenaEN84.44%
Isaac MangenaFR11.11%
Isaac MangenaPT3.33%
Isaac MangenaSA1.11%


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