Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane came under fire on social media yesterday for sharing a photo of himself and a grade 1 learner. South Africans accused him of using the snap to score political points.
A proud big brother in Johannesburg shared a snap of himself and his grade 1 sister on social media recently. Raéshon was happily dropping off his adorable sister to her first day at school when the snap was taken.
Daljinder Kaur made headlines around the world when she gave birth to a healthy baby boy via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) in 2016. Almost three years later, she reflected on her motherhood experience so far, saying it wasn't easy.
A successful entrepreneur inspired social media users recently with a snap of himself posing next to his swanky Range Rover. Genius Kadungure shared the pic on Twitter recently. His followers applauded him for his success.
The principal of Rondebult Primary School in Germiston, Gauteng, has won social media praise for wearing her school's uniform to work. Some applauded her for leading by example. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.
A woman in Johannesburg is upset that her family set her lobola at a whopping R150k, forcing her boyfriend to save more money. The woman, Dineo, took to Twitter to share her frustration. Find out more about it on Briefly.
Eddie Thinandavha posted two photos of himself on social media recently. One showed him as a security guard and the second in his current position as a legal administrator. He holds a BA degree in Criminal Law.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has sent his best wishes to the 2018 matric class, 2019 Grade 1 learners, and the 2019 back-to-school generation. In a video message, he called for decolonisation of education.
An LLB graduate from the University of Pretoria took to Twitter recently to show off her brand new Audi. A smiling Karabo Dimakatso appeared in the snaps receiving the keys to her swanky ride. Find out more on Briefly.
A viral video showing an apparently happy Xhosa makoti busting energetic moves has amused South Africans on Twitter. Popular Twitter user Christo Thurston shared the video on his profile. Watch it and read more on Briefly.
The South African spirit of Ubuntu was on full display in the aftermath of the train collision at Mountain View station in Pretoria recently. Heartwarming photos show South Africans helping each other at the scene.
Rita Trafford, a kind woman in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, recently noticed a bookshop cleaner reading a book and decided to buy it for her. Her thoughtful gesture touched many of her Instagram followers. More on Briefly.
A kind waitress in Texas, United States, was pictured feeding a man living with a disability at a restaurant recently. Jessica Gonzalez Gomez shared the inspiring photo on her Facebook profile. More on Briefly.
A community in Phumula Gardens, Ekurhuleni, displayed the caring spirit of Ubuntu when they rallied to find a girl who went missing recently. Police eventually found her in Leondale, Germiston. Read more on Briefly.co.za.
Nonkanyiso Conco, the 24-year-old fiancée of former President Jacob Zuma, has apparently joined Twitter. This comes almost a month after Zuma also joined the social media platform. Find out more on Briefly.co.za.
A 52-year-old man in Mpumalanga became the oldest prison inmate in the country to complete matric in 2018. Abdullah Simelane is currently serving a 23-year sentence at Barberton prison. He achieved a bachelor pass.
A woman from Midrand, Gauteng, took her Twitter followers by surprise recently by airing her relationship drama on the platform. Her ex apparently rocked up at her house drunk late at night, causing a scene with her bae.
Lesedi Letebele, an Honours student from Mafikeng, North West, took to Twitter recently to appeal for help in getting a job so she can pay off her fees. She also needs the job to gain experience. Find out more about it on Briefly.
A former taxi driver inspired Twitter users recently with a photo of his 2018 achievements — a brand new whip and a home. Goxbilahle credited his achievements to his previous efforts as a taxi driver. More on Briefly.co.za.
A man was recently caught stealing exercise books for his son. In a Facebook post, Briefly.co.za posed this question to its readers: "Do you think this man needs to be arrested or forgiven? Why?" Find out what they had to say.
A young woman from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, risks losing a learnership opportunity because of unpaid fees. Amanda Ngubane took to Twitter to appeal for help. She did not disclose the amount she owed her university.
The South African Police Service's (SAPS) Women's Network in Cambridge, Eastern Cape, donated clothes and food to a mom in need recently. The gesture warmed the hearts of many South Africans on social media. More on Briefly.