The Ultimate Compilation of South African Loadshedding Jokes

It’s load-shedding time again in South Africa, this time because of strikes. This compilation of loadshedding jokes was first published on a Saturday night in June 2015)… and here we are three years later! It was updated on Monday 18 June 2018. For more of December 2018’s loadshedding jokes, view here: Top 10 South African Loadshedding / Load Shedding Jokes for 2018

South African loadshedding jokes

South African loadshedding jokes


We can’t bring you light…but we can bring you light-heartedness. Here is a compilation of all the best jokes that have been sent in to SAPeople. Hope it helps!

Loadshedding South Africa
From a load shedded South African: “Supper looks good tonight.”
Load Shedding South Africa
LOL! With typical SA humour, South Africans find a lot to laugh out loud about!

Loadshedding South Africa

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Taking a selfie in South Africa
Taking a selfie in South Africa during loadshedding! Submitted by Alan Rudnicki
South Africa's new lightbulb.
Sent in by Libuse Young – “South Africa’s new lightbulb.”
South Africa's new National Anthem
South Africa’s new National Anthem, sent in by Eleonora Matthey
SA Load shedding at Christmas
Sent in by Lynn Elizabeth-Anne Els
Eishkom
Sent in by Gamida Soeker
Load shedding in South Africa
Sent in by Eve Dupavillon‎

Loadshedding South Africa

Loadshedding in South Africa
Submitted by Carlos Da Silva‎

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Submitted by Jeanette Bergoff Snr‎
Watch Video: A Girl’s Step-by-Step Guide to Coping with Load Shedding! By Ursula Botha.

South African load shedding humour

South African load shedding humour

South African load shedding humour

South African load shedding humour

Remember some of the Good Things that have come from Load Shedding (2015):
1. Restaurants are stepping up

Take a look at the “Eskom Menu” that Die Damhuis in the Western Cape put out…

South African load shedding humour

2. Romance is heating up

South African loadshedding jokes

Photo: Robyn Gwilt - "Full Moon over Kalk Bay, taken from Fish Hoek - #TakeThatEskom!"
Photo: Robyn Gwilt – “Full Moon over Kalk Bay, taken from Fish Hoek – #TakeThatEskom!”

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3. We now have the perfect excuse to braai more often

South African load shedding humour

4. South Africans are being more Innovative and Ingenious!

South African load shedding humour

South African load shedding humour

5. There’s a lot more Loving going on…

South African load shedding humour

6. Our diet has just got a whole lot better. Salads don’t need cooking.

South African load shedding humour

7. It’s quite entertaining…

South African load shedding humour

South African load shedding humour

South African load shedding humour

8.We’re spending more ‘real’ time together!

South African load shedding humour

9. It can bring out the best in us…

South African load shedding humour

Thank you to everyone who sent in jokes, messages and contributed to this page – Lyn Sproule, Marie’ Vivier, Alan Rudnicki, Nicole Odette Whindus Botha, Mark Townsend, Lee Wilson, Yvonne Bowdidge‎, Farhana Sadek, Jon Plowman, Johan le Roux, Kajil Tilak, Petina Munroe and many more…

Song: Ag Please Eskom – the joys of loadshedding

Here’s a Loadshedding tribute song from Nikki Horn, aka TheNixter, whose previous South African-style Christmas carols went viral during the festive season. Based on Jeremy Taylor’s ‘Ag Pleez Deddy’.

Load Shedding Song 2015 – Hours Of Darkness

– by Shrish Viyas Hargoon, based on Simon & Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence”.

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