This week Mzansi was weird and wonderful in so many ways. From a man acting like a snake in a strange clip to a woman showing off her engineering skills by building her own home, explore the hottest stories with Briefly.co.za.
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An unidentified man went viral after a clip was posted online of his strange snake-like behaviour during an encounter with police.
Meanwhile, a lovely lady was applauded for her skills after the engineer posted snaps of the home she's building to social media.
Explore the hottest stories out of Mzansi from the past week with Briefly.co.za:
1. Clip of man behaving like a snake leaves Mzansi scratching their heads
Someone call animal control. A video of an unknown man has been making its rounds on social media for being downright weird.
The short clip, which was uploaded by Twitter user @TboozeSA, shows a grown man slithering on the ground like a snake.
The man seemingly just got out of his BMW car, got on the ground, and started performing the unusual act while being recorded and watched by local metro officers who were on the scene.
In the video, the man slithers up to the police vehicle and then continues to writhe underneath the car. @TboozeSA in his caption of the post joked that it must be a BMW thing.
Meanwhile, another Twitter user, @Gogo_Langa, shared another video of what looks to be the same man from the first video doing the exact same inexplicably crazy, snakelike movements nearby a different BMW car.
The whole thing left tweeps with many unanswered questions which left many of them coming up with possible reasons for this outrageous behaviour. Some of which include witchcraft.
2. Mzansi inspired by female engineer who is building her own house
Who says women can't do the same jobs as men? One lady, Zamanzini Philisiwe Zungu, is proving that women can succeed in industries dominated by men.
Zungu is an engineer who decided to expand her house's structure. Instead of hiring a builder, the inspiring lady took on the physical work herself.
She shared photos of her handiwork on Facebook and captioned the post:
"This is what I am good at."
Another woman, Nompilo Majozi, then decided to share Zungu's story on the #ImStaying Facebook page.
She wrote: "If this doesn't inspire you, then I don't know what will. Sis studied civil engineering at FET, now look what she's doing in her home. Her name is Zamanzini Philisiwe Zungu...I'm so proud to be a woman!"
South Africans were inspired by Zungu's hustle and they applauded her in the comment section.
Andiswa Nyamla commented:
Florence Nyathi Mtebule wrote:
"Setting the bar so high, strongs my sister never look back!"
3. Free State high school goes viral after participating in #JerusalemaChallenge
A high school in the Free State has made waves after a video of students dancing to Master KG's Jerusalema went viral.
The song, which was released last year, has gained notoriety with the #JerusalemaChallenge. Hoërskool Witteberg in Bethlehem posted a video on Facebook this week of mask-clad students dancing in an open field.
The video, uploaded with the caption "#Jerusalemadancechallenge bring nuwe hoop! #net1skool #trotsWitteberg", has gained over 150k views and 1.9k shares on Facebook.
The video which garnered thousands of views in a matter of days is proof that the South African spirit is still here, even in lockdown.
Facebook users were not shy to comment about how proud they were of these students.
4. My Yoki Yoki: Mzansi falls in love with Venda singer on Idols SA
Idols SA viewers fell in love with a Limpopo musician who auditioned for the popular singing competition.
The man, who goes by the name Vhudi, was seen at the Johannesburg auditions of the show. Vhudi sang his piece titled My Yoki Yoki.
The show's judges and Mzansi loved the performance. Unathi, Somizi and guest judge Buhle were even singing along to the musician's song.
He trended on social media as Mzansi gushed about his talent. What is even more interesting is that even though many did not even understand the lyrics of the song, his talent was enough to impress.
Twitter users share their thoughts on the social media platform.
Tweep @GOATY0071 said: "Could he be the next Oliver Mtukudzi? #YokiYoki"
SegoNose said: "Can we please have a release of this song please #IdolsSA. Even got goosebumps."
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