Siya Kolisi and a Google Translate mishap leaves SA in stitches

Siya Kolisi and a Google Translate mishap leaves SA in stitches

- Siya Kolisi recently left his fans and followers laughing out loud after sharing a picture tweet of himself and wifey Rachel

- Siya, who captioned the post hilariously in Xhosa, his home language, received various responses from tweeps who translated the tweet

- Unfortunately, Google translates version of what Siya said was completely amiss, leaving Mzansi laughing out loud

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We all love the Kolisis and seeing how much they motivate, inspire and entertain us, why wouldn't we? Their latest offering sees Siya, Rachel and Google Translate confusing the life out of social media users - and it all started with Siya.

Taking to Twitter, the rugby star captain shared a picture of himself and Rachel with a caption written in Xhosa, his home language, that read: "Bendimqhatha apha, ndizibona ngeposture le.” When translated directly and correctly it says, "I was lying here, you can even see my posture."

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Unfortunately, not everyone in South Africa is equipped with Xhosa reading skills, and so naturally they resorted to Google Translate to see what exactly Siya was saying about the beautiful pic.

Siya Kolisi shared a pic of himself and Rachel

Siya and Google Translate create a stir on Twitter with this beautiful pic. Source: Twitter/SiyaKolisi_thebear
Source: Twitter

Google Translate however got the caption completely wrong, translating it to, “I was cheating on her here, seeing myself through this post," naturally resulting in a little ruckus on the microblogging social media app.

One social media user, @glorious_geee had this to say:

"Haibo Google Translate."

@sthebeworldwide said:

"Google Translate works for Jub Jub straight."

@___godfrey said:

"Throw the translation thing away."

In other funny Briefly.co.za news, a weird news broadcast by eNCA has left South Africans asking questions. In the broadcast, the news anchor can be seen dressed professionally while reading the news. Before long, a person in a Halloween costume walks up.

The unknown person, clad in a mask and dressed in all black, pulls out what looks to be a fake knife. He walks around the news anchor raising the knife and then pushing it towards the anchor without doing much.

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The news anchor is seen looking visibly uncomfortable and continuously moves out of the masked man's way. The video was shared to Twitter by @Afrika___N and even gained a reply from Mmusi Maimane.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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