PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Paul Santo
 
Comments: 0
Article views: 29986
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Paul Santo's badges.
 

Were we all fooled by load shedding?

12 April 2016, 12:58

The old saying “you can fool some people sometimes, but no everyone all the time” comes to mind as more allegations implicating both Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family come to light. I use the term “come to light” as both a definition of information that has recently been revealed, and also an expression of appreciation we as the general public have over the recent revelations of this shady, well orchestrated plot by greedy businessmen and politicians designed to keep us in the dark, quite literally.

Was load-shedding just a hoax? Did we ever really have an energy crisis? As more pieces of this puzzle start fitting into place, it starts making more sense that in order to propose a nuclear deal, and implement their “get richer quicker scheme” worth R1 Trillion, one would need the general voting public to buy into this “so called energy crisis”.  This best possible way to do this would be to cripple the economy through period of load shedding. So let’s look at some facts.

The Gupta’s appoint our ministers

Over the past few weeks, we have heard from various politicians disclosing information regarding the Gupta’s offering them key political positions. I believe this was done to ensure that they safeguard their stake in the nuclear deal. Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and veteran MP Vygie Mentor have both spilled the beans, and I have no doubt that others will be following suit. I would personally propose some sort of amnesty for those that are prepared to sing. The only reason everyone is mum on the topic, is because our “number one”, has cleverly implicated his sheeple in this well orchestrated corruption scheme.

Why did the Gupta’s invest in uranium?

As far back as 2010, The Gupta owned Oakbay Resources and Energy acquired a 74% stake in a company called Uranium One. I find it very suspicious that anyone would obtain such a huge stake in a company mining a metal that is so over-supplied. Uranium is a byproduct of gold mining, and we all know that South Africa is one of the world’s biggest gold suppliers. Experts say that the global nuclear industry is also in decline, and this brings me to my next point.

What not invest into alternative energy?

In October last year, the Treasury allocated R200 million to the Department of Energy to assist with a feasibility study and to procure transaction advice for the nuclear deal. Why wasn’t wind or solar not a serious consideration when so many first world countries have proven these alternative energy sources a viable option?  Well in my opinion, the study was simply “smoke screens and mirrors” and who better to head up the research then our very own Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, who obviously got side tracked and spent the time on Old Macdonald’s farm researching the unexplained phenomenon of cows licking fires.

 So did someone turn off the light?

Now in order to implement a series of load shedding, the culprits would need to appoint a group of cronies that that had direct influence over Eskom. Now we know Mark Pamensky was appointed to the Eskom board three months after joining the board of the Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources and Energy. We also now know that that the Gupta’s long-time associate and business partner, Salim Essa has had influence over a few member of the Eskom board over the past few years. So how deep does this rabbit hole go? I’m betting deeper that and darker than any of the Gupta mines. A deliberate mismanagement of our generators would provide the ideal playing ground for an energy crisis.

Are we looking in the right places?

Personality, think government needs to focus their investigation into Eskom. If we can prove that the lights were purposefully kept off under the disguise of a fake energy crisis, then we can hold those involved accountable for the R80 Billion a month cost that load shedding was responsible for. I think the Gupta’s are aware of this, and their urgent and secretive departure to Dubai (and now India) is a sign that they very well may be responsible for economic sabotage. Either way, I think we have just scratched the tip of the ice berg. 

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Submitted by
Bouwer van Niekerk
The Public Protector and God: Quo...

Make no mistake, I fear the Almighty, and respect his works, but I understand why the drafters of our Constitution found it wise to leave God out of the decision-making process of appointing and removing the Public Protector.  Read more...

0 comments 270 views
Submitted by
Reaping the benefits of Lesufiism

Lesufi was back at education quicker than Des Weekend-special Van Rooyen served as Minister of Finance. The difference is that people have faith in MEC Lesufi. Read more...

0 comments 238 views
Submitted by
Mosque shootout not linked to vio...

The robbery and shootout that ensued outside the Hamidia Musjid mosque in Newtown, Johannesburg is not act of violent extremism as is being speculated on social media. Read more...

0 comments 102 views
Submitted by
Does white privilege survive long...

Getting rid of the long-term impact of white privilege on our society has not been accomplished. There is a long way still to go. Read more...

0 comments 2610 views
Submitted by
Young South Africans speak: Why w...

News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.  Read more...

0 comments 68593 views
 

services

Press Code We subscribe to the Press Code.

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

Terms and Conditions 24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2019 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.