Mzansi was enthralled by testimonies over the supposed power of brown vinegar and salt, while Nandos had the nation giggling over their defence. Briefly.co.za explores the hottest stories from this past week.
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Brown vinegar and salt had Mzansi buzzing on social media over the simple ingredients perceived powers to reveal dark secrets.
Take a look at some of the hottest stories from the past week below:
1. Brown vinegar and salt testimonies take over Mzansi social media
Brown vinegar and salt trended on Twitter this week and those who have no idea what it means would have guessed it has something to do with cooking.
However, apparently these common household items hold the power to show you the supernatural.
Social media user, @Thatgirlher1, shared a screenshot of an explanation to what happens when one mixes brown vinegar and salt.
According to her post, white vinegar and salt underneath one's bed cleanses the room of bad energy. However, when you supposedly mix brown vinegar and salt it shows you the negative energy in the room.
2. Nando's hilariously defends their rolls, SA can't deal: “I’m crying”
Nando's are renowned for their hilarious ads and quick-witted social media responses.
On Thursday, the fast-food franchise did not disappoint as they left many South Africans in stitches.
The situation was sparked by Twitter user @PapiMushavhi12 who seemingly mocked the restaurant for their floury Portuguese rolls.
His caption read: "Today I ordered two rolls @NandosSA look Eyes wat I got Crying face I want my money back ngeke."
In response, the Nando's social media team did not miss a beat: "Akere all the make up store were closed? A boer maak 'n plan."
3. SA inspired by man who opened franchise restaurants in townships
Some people wait for life to give them opportunities while others create their own. Tloks Lepara is one of the latter.
The entrepreneur converted a township home into a restaurant and his business has just grown from there.
According to social media user, @mfundo__N, Lepara is a 32-year-old from Taung who has no tertiary qualification.
The tweep added the businessman was raised by a single parent who worked as a domestic helper.
4. Somizi Mhlongo calls on Jub Jub and 'Uyajola 9/9' to help him
Somizi Mhlongo recently entertained his over 3 million Instagram followers with a hilarious IGTV video.
In the clip, Somizi is dressed up as his alter ego, Shibralta. By dress up, we mean the star is decked out in a fur coat, pink wig and face full of glittery make-up.
In the video, Shibralta complains that her husband isn't showing her enough attention since buying her a private jet and Lamborghini.
Shibralta begs Jub Jub and the Uyajola 9/9 crew to please help catch in the act, "if they can afford." Check out the full video, which is guaranteed to make you laugh until you cry, below:
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