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What's happening on social media?

Acumen Media has summed up the past week's biggest news on social media.

Let's have a look.

The Easter Weekend was on everyone's minds and South Africans were looking for some needed escape from the ongoing electioneering in the lead up to the 2018 General Elections - the roads filled up at an average rate of 2,000 cars per hour through the Durban and Moira tolls alone.


What's happening on social media?


The devastating fire at the Notre-Dame de Paris had many in shock while others questioned the rapid donation response despite the world's other crises. The State Capture Inquiry continues and recently saw the ex KZN Hawks general Johan Booysen testify about Edward Zuma and Panday.

Pravin Gordhan's spat with the Public Protector made an impact about the Sars rogue unit; Eskom's talk of stage one load shedding left SA speculating on just how bad the next week will be; Kurt Darren's butchering of the National Anthem made SA laugh; the horrific stories stemming from Gangster State continue to spread on social media; SA's conversation turned to sport as the Proteas squad was announced; and the IEC's ruling on the Democratic Alliance's (DA) claim that it fired Patricia De Lille made a small impact.

If you couldn't get more on the elections, a special 2019 Elections case study shows President Cyril Ramaphosa on top of the net sentiment and an even running between the DA and the Economic Freedom Fighters.
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