The people of South Africa have made the country proud on international waters this year. We have scored wins and triumphs across all four corners of the world. Briefly.co.za gathered a few of the best international victories that made us proud.
1. From Tembisa to Paris
A pantsula dance crew represented South Africa abroad. The crew from Tembisa danced for international audiences in Paris. Social media users congratulated the humble young men.
2. SA educator lands 'Teacher of the Year' award abroad
A local educator, who teaches mathematics and science at the Siphumelele Secondary School, was recently honoured for his work in the education system. Khangelani Sibiya and other teachers around the world were in Dubai to attend an awards ceremony hosted by the Global Education Network.
3. Two South Africans awarded opportunity to study medicine abroad
Two friends received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study abroad. The pair are studying medicine in Tambov, Russia. Akani Sikwile and Emmanuel Mashaba from Mpumalanga were granted this amazing opportunity through a bursary by the Department of Education.
4. A man surprises his mom in touching video
A South African man who resides in America came back home to surprise his mother, who had not seen him in three years.
5. Kolisi's dad flies for first time internationally to watch RWC final
The Springboks made South Africans proud after they beat Wales to secure a spot in the #RWC2019 finals. While the majority of South Africans will be supporting the Boks from home, Siya Kolisi's family is heading over to Japan to watch the final game - including his dad. Rachel Kolisi took to Instagram to reveal her dad and father-in-law are on their way to the Rugby World Cup host country to watch the Boks take on England. This was the elderly man's first international flight.
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