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Powerball $343m jackpot winner played the same numbers for 25 years

Powerball $343m jackpot winner played the same numbers for 25 years

Man wins Powerball jackpot after playing the same numbers for 25 years
Adorable video shows baby getting emotional as mom sings love song

Adorable video shows baby getting emotional as mom sings love song

Tweeps around the world are absolutely loving an adorable video of a baby getting all emotional as her mom sings a love song. In the video, the unnamed mom is heard singing along to Why I Love You by American musician Major.

Adorable video shows baby getting emotional as mom sings love song
Man sends SMS with word ‘airtime’ to ex-girlfriend who asked for data

Man sends SMS with word ‘airtime’ to ex-girlfriend who asked for data

Nick, a Nigerian man, took to Twitter recently to share how he shut down his ex-girlfriend who had asked him for cellphone airtime. He simply sent her the world "airtime" via text message. Read more about it on Briefly.

Man sends SMS with word ‘airtime’ to ex-girlfriend who asked for data
Man marks 27th birthday after doctors said he wouldn’t live past 10

Man marks 27th birthday after doctors said he wouldn’t live past 10

Lebogang Mokwena is a young commercial pilot based in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape. She took to Twitter recently to celebrate her special-needs brother's 27th birthday. Her tweet warmed the hearts of thousands of tweeps.

Man marks 27th birthday after doctors said he wouldn’t live past 10
Video shows Centurion woman being kidnapped in broad daylight

Video shows hijacking, kidnapping of Centurion woman in broad daylight

An unsettling video shows the moment a group of men kidnapped two women in Centurion, Pretoria, on Wednesday afternoon. Both women were released unharmed several hours later. The suspects also abandoned the hijacked vehicle.

Video shows hijacking, kidnapping of Centurion woman in broad daylight
Mzansi tweeps show support for talented pianist based in Pretoria

Mzansi Twitter shows support for super-talented Pretoria pianist

Daniel Mhlanga is a super-talented pianist based in Pretoria. He showcased his talent on Twitter recently, sparking plenty of support from tweeps. Many of them expressed interest to book him for weddings and birthdays.

Mzansi Twitter shows support for super-talented Pretoria pianist
Barend ‘White Wolf’ Strydom’s 1988 killing spree claimed 8 black lives

Barend ‘White Wolf’ Strydom’s 1988 killing spree claimed 8 black lives

On 15 November, 1988, a 23-year-old man stunned South Africa when he went on a killing spree of black people in Pretoria. Barend "White Wolf" Strydom shot dead eight black people and seriously wounded 16 others.

Barend ‘White Wolf’ Strydom’s 1988 killing spree claimed 8 black lives
Twins suffer miscarriages – and then give birth on the same day

Twins who both suffered miscarriages give birth on the same day

Bao Kou Julie Yang and Bao Nhia Julia Yang are a pair of 23-year-old twins in California, United States. They gave birth to adorable daughters on the same day recently after earlier suffering miscarriages. More on Briefly.

Twins who both suffered miscarriages give birth on the same day
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri launches 6 books at glitzy Joburg event

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri launches 6 books at glitzy Joburg event

The leader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, launched a total of six spiritual books in one go at a glitzy event in Kempton Park. He said he's writing more books to be launched soon.

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri launches 6 books at glitzy Joburg event
Young man needs Mzansi’s help to achieve dream of becoming a pilot

Young man needs Mzansi’s help to achieve dream of becoming a pilot

Sizwe Khawula is a young man from KwaZulu-Natal. He needs South Africa's help to realise his childhood dream of becoming a commercial pilot. He has started an online fundraising campaign. More on Briefly.co.za.

Young man needs Mzansi’s help to achieve dream of becoming a pilot
Gaopie Kabe makes a mark in white- and male-dominated industry

Gaopie Kabe makes a mark in white- and male-dominated industry

Gaopie Kabe is a young cinematographer who is making a name for herself in the white- and male-dominated South African film industry. She has worked on popular TV such as Mzansi Magic's Lockdown and 1Magic's The River.

Gaopie Kabe makes a mark in white- and male-dominated industry
Man says black people prefer begging from whites, not fellow blacks

Man: Black people pretend to care about each other but beg whites

Timothy Sekhukhune recently argued that black people only pretend to care for each other and in reality, they abuse each other. He claimed that black beggars prefer begging from white people, not fellow blacks.

Man: Black people pretend to care about each other but beg whites
Viral video shows Soweto learner viciously assaulting teacher

Viral video shows Soweto learner viciously assaulting teacher

A video doing the rounds on social media captures the moment an enraged learner assaulted a teacher at a Soweto school recently. The incident happened at Albertina Sisulu Special School on 7 November. More on Briefly.

Viral video shows Soweto learner viciously assaulting teacher
Inspirational Miriam Tlali: First black woman to publish a novel in SA

Meet Miriam Tlali, first black woman to publish a novel in SA

Global search engine Google honoured Tlali with a "Google Doole" on its website to celebrate what would have been her 85th birthday on 11 November. She was the first black woman to publish a novel in South Africa back in 1975.

Meet Miriam Tlali, first black woman to publish a novel in SA
From domestic helper to manufacturer: The inspiring Nonceba Sobai

From domestic helper to manufacturer: The inspiring Nonceba Sobai

Nonceba Sobai is a 30-year-old entrepreneur in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. She went from being a domestic helper to owning her own manufacturing business, which now employs six workers. Find out more on Briefly.co.za.

From domestic helper to manufacturer: The inspiring Nonceba Sobai
LGBTQ couple's stunning wedding photos give tweeps the feels

LGBTQ couple's stunning wedding photos give tweeps the feels

Tiffany Fortune-Prioleau and her girlfriend, who are an American LGBTQ couple, got married in May 2018. Their wedding photos are still giving Twitter users the feels months after they got married. More on Briefly.co.za.

LGBTQ couple's stunning wedding photos give tweeps the feels
Prophet Bushiri reportedly refuses R10m extortion attempt by cops

Prophet Bushiri reportedly refuses R10m extortion attempt by cops

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has claimed that some crime intelligence cops tried to extort R10m from him in exchange for making his cases disappear. He opened a case of extortion at the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Prophet Bushiri reportedly refuses R10m extortion attempt by cops
Woman dumps hardworking Joburg man because he doesn’t have money

Woman dumps hardworking Joburg man because he doesn’t have money

A distraught man in Johannesburg says that his girlfriend left him because he doesn't have any money. The man, whose name is Prince, shared his story on Humans of New York's Facebook page. More on Briefly.co.za.

Woman dumps hardworking Joburg man because he doesn’t have money
Woman, 70, turns down proposal of man she’s dated for 20 years

Woman, 70, turns down proposal of man she’s dated for 20 years

Nomsa Mdhluli, who works as a journalist and news anchor for SABC, said her 70-year-old aunt turned down a man's proposal unexpectedly despite having dated him for 20 years. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Woman, 70, turns down proposal of man she’s dated for 20 years
Interracial couple's beautiful kids nearly broke the internet

Interracial couple's beautiful kids nearly broke the internet

Jamie and Nikki Perkins live in Melbourne, Australia, and have two daughters. They met on the social networking site Myspace and instantly fell in love. The world absolutely adores the couple and their two beautiful kids.

Interracial couple's beautiful kids nearly broke the internet
Sick and elderly granny wins the lottery after her kids abandoned her

Sick and elderly woman wins the Lotto after her kids abandoned her

70-year-old Irma, from Colombia, won the lottery recently soon after her children abandoned her. Her children came up with all manner of excuses for not caring for her. However, she had the last laugh. Read more on Briefly.

Sick and elderly woman wins the Lotto after her kids abandoned her
SA man expresses wish to marry his bae in heartwarming Twitter post

SA man’s heartwarming post about marrying his girlfriend goes viral

Tebogo Selebi recently shared several cute photos of himself and his girlfriend, Lerato Alexis Falasie, on Twitter. His wish to marry Lerato warmed the hearts of thousands of tweeps. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.

SA man’s heartwarming post about marrying his girlfriend goes viral
Mzansi tweeps want equal treatment of VBS crooks and Steinhoff looters

Mzansi tweeps want equal treatment of VBS crooks and Steinhoff looters

Tony Yengeni, a National Executive Committee (NEC) member of the ANC, took to Twitter to ask why suspects of VBS Mutual Bank's looting are being hounded as suspects of Steinhoff's looting at seemingly going free.

Mzansi tweeps want equal treatment of VBS crooks and Steinhoff looters
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