Watch Public must use less electricity to stop load shedding video

Though load shedding is expected to ease in the coming days, Eskom remains an unpredictable entity. Image: Pixabay

Six load shedding tweets that made us LOL today

Load shedding is no laughing matter, but South Africans certainly know how to see the funny side. Here’s what tweeps have been saying this week.

Watch Public must use less electricity to stop load shedding video

Though load shedding is expected to ease in the coming days, Eskom remains an unpredictable entity. Image: Pixabay

Load shedding is now am embedded part of our lives as South Africans.

The informative and ever-reliable EskomSePush recently tweeted a pretty sobering piece of information. Below, you see a graph depicting the longest load shedding streaks in since its inception. 450 consecutive hours of load shedding, is that a joke? Surely not.

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EskomSePush keeps us up to speed with all things load shedding. Image: @EskomSePush / Twitter.

So, how do we make ourselves feel better about bad things? We laugh about them, of course. South Africans are resilient people and we can see the funny side of most situations.

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So, here’s what tweeps have been saying (those who were smart enough to charge their phones) about load shedding this week.

Six load shedding tweets that have us cackling

This guy isn’t pulling any punches about his experiences in taxi ranks:

If you’re of a religious persuasion, this might be quite pertinent to you and also, points were made:
This tweet is so deeply relatable that it actually hurts. At least EskomSePush isn’t leaving us on read though?
I’ve honestly charged it when it was already in the 90s…

This shouldn’t be funny but it is. Be safe, South African drivers, and make sure you know the rules of the road!

And then to finish off with something a little lighter, can we all agree that:
@yapyap_by_dee on Twitter brings up some home truths here.

Until next week when we’ll surely have more load shedding tweets to laugh/cry about, I bid you farewell.

** All of the tweets included in this article represent the views of the authors of said tweets, and not those of the South African or the author of this article. They’re still very funny though.

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