- Herman Mashaba is the latest person to join the "where it started" vs "where it's going" challenge
- Mashaba shared two photos online, one of his wedding day and another one with his wife now
- The former Johannesburg mayor served up major couple goals and it inspired South Africans
Herman Mashaba and his wife, Connie, are one of Mzansi's power couples. The former Johannesburg mayor posted snaps of himself and his wife as part of a social media challenge.
Mashaba posted a photo of his wedding day to show "where it started" next to a photo of them now as part of the "where it's going" part.
Mashaba and Connie have been married for 37 years. The couple tied the knot when Herman was 22 and Connie 20. They are two of the most successful and influential people in South Africa.
Take a look at the post below:
The post gathered over 11 000 views and inspired South Africans - including EFF leader Julius Malema.
"Perfect, we remain inspired."
Mzwanele Manyi, who goes by the Twitter handle @MzwaneleManyi, wrote:
"Congratulations to you and Connie. Keep it strong."
Another tweep, @MontecarlloV, said:
"Jy is Champ Chief, if you can be loyal to your wife you will definitely be loyal to South Africa and her people!"
Twitter user, @ThisIsMduh, added:
"You need to share your ‘secret’ Mr. Mashaba. Today’s marriages don’t last and your advice would be helpful to some of us."
Meanwhile, in other news, Hlelile Mbanda (25) has brought joy and happiness to her parents by building them a mansion after decades of living in falling mud houses. According to some residents, she is the first person to build such a house at her age in her neighbourhood in eMaphephetheni, Ndwedwe.
Speaking to Briefly.co.za, Hlelile said it has been always her dream to get her parents out of their misery. She said anybody who lived in a house built with blocks in her area was seen as a very rich person. Therefore, she had this drive to get her parents out of the mud houses after being through a lot. She said one of the mud houses collapsed on them few years back.
“I wanted to thank them. They've been through a lot. There are things they could have done, but they didn't because they cared for me. I always thought maybe things could have easier for them if they did not have me. So there was no way I could forget them for all the sacrifices they made to make sure my future is bright,” she said.
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