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Ali Juma

Proudly SA: Trevor Stuurman documents Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya

Photographer Trevor Stuurman documents Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya

Proudly SA: Trevor Stuurman documents Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya
Beautiful lady in red makes tweeps absolutely thirsty: 'You a snack!'

Beautiful lady in red makes tweeps super thirsty: 'You a snack!'

Luleka Zuma, a young South African woman from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, made tweeps absolutely thirsty when she shared stunning photos of herself on Twitter recently. Tweeps even came up with hilarious pickup lines.

Beautiful lady in red makes tweeps super thirsty: 'You a snack!'
Mandela 100: Meet 5 children under 20 making a difference in SA

Mandela 100: 5 extraordinary kids whose amazing stories inspire many

Nelso Mandela's centenary celebrations have unearthed dozens of extraordinary young South Africans whose stories of resilience and societal initiatives are inspiring thousands. Read about five of them on Briefly.

Mandela 100: 5 extraordinary kids whose amazing stories inspire many
Inspiring dark-skinned girl, 11, overcomes bullying to build an empire

11-year-old dark-skinned girl builds an empire by inspiring others

Kheri Rogers endured bullying in school because of her dark skin. This inspired her and her sister, Taylor Pollard, to start Flexin' in My Complexion, a clothing line that inspires thousands to feel confident in their skin.

11-year-old dark-skinned girl builds an empire by inspiring others
Siya Kolisi sends video to young fan making blankets for the poor

Siya Kolisi gives shoutout to young fan making blankets for the poor

A young South African named Ben read the inspiring story of Springboks captain Siya Kolisi recently. It inspired him to make blankets for street children. In turn, Siya sent him a video acknowledging his wonderful initiative.

Siya Kolisi gives shoutout to young fan making blankets for the poor
4-year-old fan of Sho Madjozi draws cultural inspiration from her

4-year-old girl draws awesome cultural inspiration from Sho Madjozi

Rapper Sho Madjozi has paid tribute to a four-year-old fan on Twitter. The little girl was so inspired by Madjozi that she asked her dad to make her a xibelani skirt, which Madjozi has popularised. Read more about it on Briefly.

4-year-old girl draws awesome cultural inspiration from Sho Madjozi
‘I got it!’ Proud SA lady wins prestigious #Mandela100scholarship

Proud SA lady wins #Mandela100scholarship to top African university

Buhle Dlulane, a young South African lady, has won a #Mandela100scholarship to pursue an undergraduate degree at the African Leadership University, which has campuses in Rwanda and Mauritius. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Proud SA lady wins #Mandela100scholarship to top African university
Kevin Anderson commits to continue playing as a proud South African

Kevin Anderson: "I am going to play as a proud South African”

Tennis star Kevin Anderson, who holds both South African and American passports, has committed himself to continue his professional career as a proud South Africa. Read more about this encouraging news on Briefly.

Kevin Anderson: "I am going to play as a proud South African”
20-year-old man dating 53-year-old lady asks Twitter for dating advice

20-year-old man dating 53-year-old lady asks Twitter for dating advice

Thabiso, a 20-year-old man from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, revealed on Twitter that he's dating a 53-year-old woman. However, the woman's sons, aged 33 and 27, do not respect him. He therefore asked tweeps for advice.

20-year-old man dating 53-year-old lady asks Twitter for dating advice
5 amazing ‘67 minutes for Mandela’ pics that keep Tata's legacy alive

5 amazing ‘67 minutes for Mandela’ pics that keep Tata's legacy alive

As the world marked what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, individuals, organisations and institutions dedicated 67 minutes of their time to charity or community work. See pictures on Briefly.co.za.

5 amazing ‘67 minutes for Mandela’ pics that keep Tata's legacy alive
Young and beautiful sangoma is proud of her calling and wins praise

Beautiful sangoma is proud of her calling, tweeps love her confidence

Mariam Mkhwanazi, a 23-year-old sangoma from Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, took to Twitter recently to declare her pride in her calling. She also urged others to embrace who they are. Read more about her on Briefly.co.za.

Beautiful sangoma is proud of her calling, tweeps love her confidence
Ekurhuleni community members crowdfund and build toilets on their own

Residents take matters into own hands, build toilets from crowdfunding

Community members in the Mzondi informal settlement in Ivory Park, east of Johannesburg, crowdfunded recently to raise money to build flushing toilets. Read more about their commendable initiative on Briefly.co.za.

Residents take matters into own hands, build toilets from crowdfunding
From 'war zone' to soccer pitch: Determined mom hopes to bring change

From 'war zone' to soccer pitch: Ambitious mom hopes to bring change

Loretta Arendse, a 50-year-old mom from Hanover Park in Cape Town, was concerned about gangs recruiting children in her community. She therefore formed a soccer club to help keep the kids away from the gangs. More on Briefly.

From 'war zone' to soccer pitch: Ambitious mom hopes to bring change
Proud gogo celebrates 100th birthday in same month and year as Mandela

Proud gogo turns 100 in same month and year as Nelson Mandela

As the world marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, gogo Nowayilesi Cila, from Khayelitsha in Cape Town, is proud to also celebrate her 100th birthday in the same month and year. Read more about it on Briefly.

Proud gogo turns 100 in same month and year as Nelson Mandela
Lockdown's Nomsa Buthelezi: 5 awesome tweets celebrating her talent

Lockdown's Nomsa Buthelezi: 5 awesome tweets celebrating her talent

Nomsa Buthelezi won legions of fans as the energetic and lively host of Mzansi Magic's Our Perfect Wedding. However, she is just as great in the drama series Lockdown. Briefly.co.za compiles five tweets on her talent.

Lockdown's Nomsa Buthelezi: 5 awesome tweets celebrating her talent
Woman finally graduates from mountain initiation school at age 52

Mpumalanga woman finally graduates from initiation school at age 52

Kilibi Mokhonwane, a 52-year-old woman from Mpumalanga, has just returned from the mountain, proving that it's never too late to go to initiation school. She never got a chance to go when she was younger. More on Briefly.

Mpumalanga woman finally graduates from initiation school at age 52
Graduates, 25, invent agriculture system to improve soil-less farming

Graduates, 25, invent agriculture system to improve soil-less farming

Mogale Maleka and Tumelo Pule, both 25 years old and mechanical engineering graduates from the University of Johannesburg, have developed an agricultural system that improves hydroponic farming, also known as soil-less farming.

Graduates, 25, invent agriculture system to improve soil-less farming
Fresh from donating 10% of her salary, Prof Phakeng turns down party

Fresh from donating 10% of her salary, UCT VC turns down party

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, the new vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town, has turned down an inauguration party that would have cost R1million. She said she took the decision as part of austerity measures.

Fresh from donating 10% of her salary, UCT VC turns down party
Graca Machel: World is yet to attain the freedom Mandela fought for

Graca Machel: Long way to go to attain freedom Mandela fought for

Graca Machel has called on world leaders to bridge the inequalities between men and women as well as developed and developing countries, especially in the area of education. This would help attain freedom Mandela fought for.

Graca Machel: Long way to go to attain freedom Mandela fought for
‘It’s none of your business!’ Zuma’s brother blasts media over lobola

‘It’s none of your business!’ Zuma’s brother blasts media over lobola

Former President Jacob Zuma's brother, Ray Zuma, has blasted the media for reporting on the family's lobola issues. He insisted that Zuma's lobola payment to Nonkanyiso Conco was a private family affair. More on Briefly.

‘It’s none of your business!’ Zuma’s brother blasts media over lobola
Kylian Mbappé donates entire R6.6m World Cup winnings to charity

Kylian Mbappé donates entire R6.6m World Cup winnings to charity

19-year-old French World Cup winner Kylian Mbappé will donate his entire World Cup earnings to a charity for sports kids with disabilities. According to reports, he earned a total of R6.6million. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Kylian Mbappé donates entire R6.6m World Cup winnings to charity
Salamina Mosese urges her daughter to never apologise for who she is

Salamina Mosese to daughter: You must never apologise for who you are

Salamina Mosese revealed how some girls christened her daughter Emily because they couldn't pronounce her name, which is Tumelo. Salamina urged her daughter to take pride in her name and identity. More on Briefly.

Salamina Mosese to daughter: You must never apologise for who you are
Woman keeps Zulu tradition alive through her beautiful beadwork

Woman keeps Zulu tradition alive through her amazing beadwork

Ncengekile Mhlongo, from KwaMajozi in KwaZulu-Natal, makes beads for young girls going through the umemulo ceremony. She is proud to help keep Zulu culture alive through her beadwork. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Woman keeps Zulu tradition alive through her amazing beadwork
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