- US media personality Steve Harvey has shared his opinion on the ongoing load-shedding problem in Mzansi
- The Family Feud host shared that he wants to buy a house in the country but he can't at the moment because of load-shedding
- The comedian opened up about load-shedding during an interview with journalist Devi Govender
Steve Harvey has shared his two cents on Mzansi's load-shedding issue. The popular US media would love to purchase a house in the country but expressed that load-shedding might be the reason he ends up buying a house elsewhere in Africa.
The Family Feud host asked why Mzansi can't keep its lights on all the time as the country is part of the continent "with the most natural resources".
The comedian recently sat down with SA journalist Devi Govender. Devi took to Twitter and shared a clip of the comedian noting his disappointment at Eskom's constant load-shedding. Steve slammed Eskom for failing to keep the lights on in the country while other countries like Botswana, Ghana and Nigeria continue to provide electricity for their citizens.
"Dear Eskom, I’d love to purchase a house here but I would like to be able to walk in and have the lights on... They also have the lights on in Rwanda, but we can’t have that in SA? I’m very disappointed in that."
Social media users shared mixed reactions to Steve's opinion on the matter. Check out some of their reactions below:
"Because they don't have the ANC in Botswana, Nigeria or Ghana. That's why Steve."
"Please note that we are creating the impression that we can't keep the lights on so as to justify privatising Eskom."
"Hahahaha. Love it! Name and shame them! Alas it will fall on deaf ears Devi. Love you Steve! Wanna be our President?"
"Agreed!! Instead of wasting money on nuclear power plants, Eskom should have been investing in solar and wind farms years ago. But yeah ... there was no lucrative Russian deal on those."
"The problem is #ANC @GovernmentZA ministers don’t know when to stop stealing and looting public funds. There’s no accountability."
"Power BLACKOUTS do happen in US!! ... He can go buy a house in Ghana. Re sharp!!"
In related news, Briefly News reported that Eskom recently announced that they would suspend load-shedding on Tuesday this week. However, Stage 2 load-shedding began again on the very same day but at a later time frame.
South Africans are far from impressed with the power company and wasted no time sharing their thoughts of anger and frustration online. Read a few of their interesting views on the temporary suspension of load-shedding below:
"Winter is here. This is a cruel punishment. What did we do to deserve this?"
"Courtesy of Eskom. How far low can we go? Announcing load-shedding is taking incompetence to the highest level. Black people cannot run their own country - everything is falling apart. One day a sewer system will stop working and poop shedding will begin."
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