South Africa: What would you ask God if you had the chance?

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Last week, South African blogger Khaya Dhlanga asked people on the “Internets” what they would ask God if he said they could ask him anything.

He has posted some of the questions sent by his readers:

The questions were poignant, funny, moving and some just plain silly, all appreciated of course. The questions, responses/comments were interesting. Here is a list of these fascinating questions:

Paul Walsh:

What KFC’s secret recipe is.

Thabiso Ramolefe:


Bathabile Dlula:

when is my last day on earth dear Lord?

Odwa Dumisani Dandala:

i would just walk up to him and just stare at him and ask him. why? *i think that basically covers all the questions that i want answers to* WHY?

Brendah Nyakudya:

Why he gave black people such a strong self-destructive streak

Thulani Mbandezelo:

How come you dont have a 24hr hotline like Zuma [The President of South Africa]

Waheeda Safi:

Why does he bring people into our lives makes up feel all these emotions and then takes them away.. And why make life so hard.

Ncumisa Ngcaweni:

I would ask him to turn back time & cause Eve not to be deceived by the serpent or Adam to stand up to her & not allow her to disobey God’s instructions & not to disobey with her.

Cruella Shirley Snook:


Sarah Judge:

who is god?

Yolande Jordaan:

Why did you make humans in the first place, if you new we would mess up? After all ain’t we responsible for most of the hardship in this world? We created pollution, weapons & bombs, racism, xenophobia, etc…. and yet we are not willing to take responsibility for our action, instead we rather blame one another.

And a list of questions from Twitter users:


God, you joker, why did you make creationists? Was there a quota of stupid you needed to fill?


Why is the right thing always the most difficult thing to do..


“Who made you?”


Why did you make Julius Malema? [South Africa's controversial politician and the President of the African National Congress Youth League.]


y do u hate blk ppl? [Black people]


what He does in His spare time… He seems to be very busy!


can you also make me turn water into wine?

Khaya Dlanga won Africa's top Digital Citizen Journalist in 2008 for innovative use of the internet, at the Highway Africa conference and the Annual – Advertising, Media & Marketing 2008 listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in Advertising, Media & Marketing.

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