Solo dates, lasting marriage and stunning shacks: Best moments of 2020

Solo dates, lasting marriage and stunning shacks: Best moments of 2020

- Mzansi has had many special moments in the year 2020 despite a worldwide pandemic and having a lengthy lockdown

- Social media users have left us truly inspired by the various things they've done, whether staying married at an old age or building beautiful homes

- has compiled some of the most inspirational social media posts made in 2020 by great Saffas

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Many South Africans have given us a reason to smile this year. While the country was facing some of its most difficult times, they were doing things that kept everyone motivated and looking forward to the next day. has compiled some of the most inspirational news that has graced our timelines over the last few months.

Earlier this year, a black couple identified as AJ and Lillie Reeves from Virginia, who are 105 and 96 respectively, celebrated 79 years of happy marriage. According to a video seen by on, the couple was recognised in the US House of Representatives Congressional record as the 2019 winners of Virginia's longest married couple award.

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Meanwhile, a young man also stunned social media users when he unveiled photos of a shack that has been beautifully renovated. Twitter user K U L A N I (@kulanicool) shared the images and tweeps were left speechless as it caught many by surprise. It was clear to see the home owner took immense pride in the abode as it featured incredible curb appeal - a splendid front garden with a covered patio.

In other inspirational news, a man decided to treat himself to a special celebration - the anniversary of being single. He took to social media to share pictures from his solo date to commemorate the occasion.

Mzansi's most special 2020 moments

A few locals have helped contribute to Mzansi's most feel-good moments. Images: @factsandtruth / @kulani_cool / unsplash
Source: Instagram

Social media users had mixed reactions to his post, others took the opportunity to shoot their romantic shots. Twitter user Thando_Cu shared pictures from his picnic on the social media platform.

His post went viral with over 9 000 likes. It got mixed responses from social media users. Many were amused while some celebrated with him. Twitter user @neluonde used the opportunity to try her luck, saying:

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"A year is nothing. Been single since 2013. My DMs are open."

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