Here’s today’s news:
> Stage 5 loadshedding: meaning an average of 10 hours without electricity each day.
Here’s our local supermarket’s tongue-in-cheek repsonse:
Yes, those are candles. A huge array of many different types of candle.
And yes, that light top right was being powered by a generator.
> There’s a massive fuel price increase this week because the government has f*****d the Rand:
“Motorists are in for a shocking fuel price increase from Wednesday. The price of petrol will go up by R1.71 per litre, diesel by R2.84 and paraffin by R2.78.”
…the elections were marred by controversy – including issues with the voters’ roll, the banning of opposition rallies, reports of biased state media coverage and voter intimidation.
> Cyril will then be heading home to “address the nation”, and tell us that the enquiry by the SA government into whether the SA government supplied arms to Russia has found out that the SA government didn’t supply arms to Russia, but the SA government can’t show us the SA government report exonerating the SA government, because that would “jeopardise the work of the SA armed forces”.
> And all this is being rubbed like salt into an open wound as the ANC shitterati dance with each other while the country falls apart:
“The mood [fire emoji] [fire emoji]”?
Is it,? That’s weird, because the mood is very different across everyone else in the country. But then I guess that it’s easy to be happy and dancey when your continual mismanagement, gross incompetence and widespread corruption only negatively affect other people.