It's 11:45am and, despite City Power spokespeople telling the mainstream press that power to Randburg and Bryanston would be restored at 9:00am, we're still in the dark … powerless.

Despite this now commonplace and sad state of affairs, though, we've managed to post IT-Online as per normal at its noon deadline thanks to contingency plans we have adopted since the first regular power cuts started about two months ago.
The same, however, cannot be said for normal office operations. We apologise to readers and customers who have been faced with endless ringtones if they phoned the office, but all staff are currently working from home.
They are available on their cellphones and via e-mail.