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Load shedding survival tips have their own hashtag and the world must be laughing at us

We're in for another tough day of load shedding so you better be ready for it!

19 Mar 2019
candle in the darkness

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No heated oven to cook your roast chicken? Can't boil the kettle for coffee? Haven't got electricity to straighten your hair? 

On a scale 1 to ridiculous, how worried should we be that #LoadSheddingSurvivalTips is an actual hashtag?

Fin24 reports that "Stage 4 load shedding is confirmed for Tuesday". People are left helpless and understandably frustrated about the lack of power. And although it's annoying when it's happening in your home, Eskom's impotence is beginning to affect every part of our South African lives - even grocery shopping! Is this a preview of what's to come?! Yikes. 

pick n pay grocery shop in darkness due to load sh

  Screenshot from private Instagram account - with permission from user

 We've had to become resourceful and apart from venting about load shedding on social media, users are now using the hashtag #LoadSheddingSurvivalTips . Nothing says 'we're in this together' like a person helping another person get through a rough day with no electricity. 

Take a look! 

SHARE your tips with us using the hashtag and mentioning us on Twitter @Food24 - we'll retweet the best ones!

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