This last week has been full of dramatic news and scandals. From heroic police officers to divorced celebs the news has been very interesting.
Briefly.co.za took a look at the biggest headlines of the last week.
Viral video shows hero cop saving a little girl from drowning
A video shows a policeman getting into a flowing river to save a little girl, who went missing from her home while playing with the son of her mom’s friend.
Sergeant Setjakadume Thobejane took off his uniform and jumped into the river the Blesbok River near Slovo Park, Springs in Ekurhuleni, to save a three-year-old girl, who held on for dear life or the water would have washed her away.
According to the Springs policeman, when he and his two fellow officers, Sergeant John Nkuna and Constable Solomon Mtshweni, found the little girl, she was wet, cold and crying.
Siya Kolisi's wife schools thirsty tweep: "Leaving people's marriages alone 101"
Rachel Kolisi, who is the wife of famous rugby player, Siya Kolisi, recently had a run in with a fan on social media.
People using social media have a lot of freedom as far as they are able to cross boundaries without any consequences. This is happening far too often. People are tweeting irresponsible about those in the lime light. Celebrities personal lives are been spoken about and those doing the tweeting think they will not see it, reported ZAlebs.
They are sadly mistaken. Rachel Kolisi, wife of newly-appointed Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi is not going to tolerate it.
It did not stop there. Rachel went on to make a clear statement that people need to respect other peoples relationships.
Just look at Juju's house! Tweeps accuse Malema of supporting white monopoly capital
When it comes to White Monopoly Capital, Julius Malema is one of the biggest advocates against it. But, according to some social media users, his lavish lifestyle proves otherwise.
Taking to his Twitter account, Alfred Cabonena shared photos of what is presumably EFF leader Julius Malema's Limpopo mansion.
The pics show a massive white mansion, with a room dedicated to a red Range Rover on the second floor of the home.
Tweeps react to man who schooled his cheating girlfriend on her birthday
No one wants to be cheated on and when one man found out his bae had been unfaithful, he made sure to teach her a lesson.
A video has been circulating on social media which showed a man surprising his bae on her birthday- with a breakup.
He blindfolds her and leads her to her wrapped ‘presents’, however when the woman took off her blindfold she found the gifts were actually her belongings.
The man is then heard telling her he won’t stand being cheated on and she should take her stuff and leave.
5 celebs who also joined the 25 300 divorcees in the past year
‘Til death do us part’ what does this really mean and how many of us take it seriously? It is so sad to see the recent Stats South Africa data, which paints a bleak picture as far as marriages in our country is concerned.
With as many as 25 300 divorces granted in 2016 alone of which most lasted less than 10 years. The divorce rate among white South Africans have dropped by 50 percent, but this is not the case with Africans having increased by almost 40 percent.
Some well known SA celebs have recently fallen into the divorced category too. Unathi and Thomas Msengana, Melanie and Zwai Bala, Trevor and Lucille Gumbi, Marks and Sylvia Maponyane, Precious Kofi and Mr Schamel, to name a few.
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