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November 7, 2016
Search for shebeen!

SNAAKS: Memes about Molefes Saxonwold shebeen

Twitter comes together as mense hunt for Saxonwold's shebeen.

Finding a shebeen is not a hard task for anyone looking to have a jol.

But that is not the case with the now infamous “Saxonwold shebeen” that’s on everyone’s lips since Eskom boss Brian Molefe lifted the lid on the “exclusive establishment” located near the Guptas’ larney house in Joburg.

Last week Molefe explained the reason why he was found to be near the Guptas’ home 19 times within three months – as stated in ex-Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s State Capture report – was because he was at a
shebeen.

Cellphone records showed Mofele and Ajay Gupta made 58 calls to each other, leaving mense to speculate that perhaps he was getting directions to the illusive drinking hole.

Molefe never provided the shebeen’s location, but it did not stop mense on social media from having fun trying to locate it.

Former Cosatu boss Zwelinzima Vavi tweeted: “Spent two days in Cape Town. I have been recalled back to Johannesburg to join the national search (for) #SaxonwoldShebeen”

DA’s Phumzile Van Damme tweeted: “I’m sure Nathi Nhleko has started working on a video to show the existence of the #SaxonwoldShebeen like he did for the firepool.”

Several memes and Twitter accounts have surfaced where users poked fun at Molefe’s claims, including one meme of “DJ Molefe” wrecking the decks.

An account, opened last week, has already gained over 3000 followers.

@SaxonworldShebeen tweeted yesterday: “It’s Sunday Funday with Karaoke at the #SaxonwoldShebeen – bring your friends, pick up a mic and stand a chance to win a cabinet post.”

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