A voice note doing the rounds on WhatsApp in South Africa warns people to fill up their petrol tanks. Africa Check received the voice note on 10 March 2022. But the woman doesn’t give the date of the Friday the shutdown is supposed to happen, or even explain it. The claim has made its way onto Facebook, with users urging people to fill up their tanks. South Africa’s petrol price hit a record R21.60 a litre on 2 March, according to Eyewitness News. South Africa’s petrol stations are still open.