Following a Sunday World report that SABC 3 soapie Isidingo had been canned after 21 years on our screens, South Africans have taken to social media to voice their disappointment. The soapie has been commended for story lines that are relevant to the South African audience, among other reasons. As a result, viewers have started an online petition to save the show.

Dean Kotze started the petition calling on the South African Broadcasting Corporation to save the soapie.

“Please join me as I petition the SABC from cancelling our favourite weekly daily soap, Isidingo! This is so wrong and unfair in so many ways. Let us take a stand against the SABC and say enough is enough!”

The petition has garnered more than 1,000 signatures so far.

These were some of the reactions on social media:

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