First major load shedding protest: will there be more?

Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Gabriel Crouse and Chris Hattingh. The crew chats about the DA's march on Luthuli House in protest of load shedding. They also chat about the ANC's defence of the policy of cadre deployment in court and the confusing message from Lesufi on Soweto's Eskom debt.
25 Jan 7AM English South Africa News Commentary · Politics

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