How not to give a flying fact: a guide for Eskom spin doctors

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How not to give a flying fact: a guide for Eskom spin doctors

They have zilcho idea of how to communicate with us, so here are some handy tips to help them along

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I’ll say one thing for seven hours of blackouts a day. They definitely give you time to think.

Me, I think about all sorts of things. Like whether a senior ANC politician will go to jail before or after the Kusile and Medupi power stations start working properly, and whether that will happen in the 23rd or 24th century.

Sometimes I think about the pros and cons of nuclear energy, and I worry about where we’ll put all that toxic waste, and then I remember that we already have a storage facility which currently holds hundreds of barrels of slowly decomposing, hugely destructive, poisonous sludge. It’s called parliament...

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