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Tweeps remember the 90s: "I know the sound of an AK 47 as a 10-year-old"

Tweeps remember the 90s: "I know the sound of an AK 47 as a 10-year-old"

Tweeps remember the 90s: "I know the sound of an AK 47 as a 10-year-old"
Did Pearl Modiadie and the SABC really steal someone else's idea?

Did Pearl Modiadie and the SABC really steal someone else's idea?

South African content creator Glodine Makapela accuses the SABC, Pearl Modiadie of Raw Silk, and David Tlale of The Intern of stealing her idea for a designer reality show. Pearl, David and the SABC deny that it's true.

Did Pearl Modiadie and the SABC really steal someone else's idea?
Mosa is becoming a force in youth farming and oil recycling in her village

Mosa is becoming a force in youth farming and oil recycling in her village

Young Mosa Mopheto is an inspiration. Not only did she start a youth-led vegetable farming program in 2016, she also won the Regional Business Plan competition in 2017. Her programme provides employment for 13 young South Africans

Mosa is becoming a force in youth farming and oil recycling in her village
Heartbroken father begs eThekwini Municipality to return his daughter's remains

Heartbroken father begs eThekwini Municipality to return his daughter's remains

Municipal workers disturbed the grave of Obed Xaba's daughter when they installed a storm water drain near his home. Since the incident in 2012, the remains of Obed's daughter has disappeared and he wants it back.

Heartbroken father begs eThekwini Municipality to return his daughter's remains
Gone in 30 seconds: Does this video show SA's fastest hijack ever?

Gone in 30 seconds: Does this video show SA's fastest hijack ever?

A video was shared on social media showing a ridiculously fast hijack take place in a matter of seconds. The video shows how a bakkie pulled in front of a car at a traffic light and a group of men quickly stormed the car.

Gone in 30 seconds: Does this video show SA's fastest hijack ever?
Meet the ANC man arrested for Cash in Transit heists, Errol Velile Present

Meet the ANC man arrested for Cash in Transit heists, Errol Velile Present

Errol Velile Present is the African National Congress member who was arrested for involvement in cash-in-transit heists in Soweto. Present was employed by the ANC Luthuli House until he was fired by them on 18 July.

Meet the ANC man arrested for Cash in Transit heists, Errol Velile Present
NPA won't be prosecuting Tom Moyane for alleged attack on teenager

NPA won't be prosecuting Tom Moyane for alleged attack on teenager

Suspended SARS commissioner allegedly assaulted the teenage mother of his grandchild. However, the National Prosecuting Authority will not be prosecuting Moyane for the alleged assault despite hospital records of the injuries.

NPA won't be prosecuting Tom Moyane for alleged attack on teenager
Blacks only? New political party excludes other races, for now

Blacks only? New political party excludes other races, for now

South Africa has another new political party - this one is called Mazibuye African Congress and is only open to black South Africans. However, the president of the party insists they are not racists and it's a temporary thing.

Blacks only? New political party excludes other races, for now
SA billionaire Christo Wiese allegedly linked to tax evasion scandal

SA billionaire Christo Wiese allegedly linked to tax evasion scandal

South African billionaire Christo Wiese is allegedly at the heart of a R3.9 billion tax evasion scheme. Investigative group AmaBungane has papers that reveal the South African Revenue Service is trying to recover R3.9-billion.

SA billionaire Christo Wiese allegedly linked to tax evasion scandal
Lekota lashes out at critics of his views on land expropriation

Lekota lashes out at critics of his views on land expropriation

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota stated that those who criticise his views on land expropriation don't understand him. People called him a disappointment during a land expropriation hearing held in the North West on 18 July.

Lekota lashes out at critics of his views on land expropriation
Tweep's aunt is only 12: "The situation is already strange enough"

Tweep's aunt is only 12: "The situation is already strange enough"

A tweep shared her strange family situation: her aunt is 12 years old but asked her not to call her aunt because their situation is already strange. This led to other South Africans sharing their own weird family stories.

Tweep's aunt is only 12: "The situation is already strange enough"
AKA weighs in on Mandela Lecture, but leaves tweeps with questions

AKA weighs in on Mandela Lecture, but leaves tweeps with questions

After SA star AKA tweeted about the visit Barack Obama made to South Africa and the moving lecture he gave on the 17th, South Africans struggled to figure out exactly what the hip-hop artist really meant with his comment.

AKA weighs in on Mandela Lecture, but leaves tweeps with questions
Hilarious video staring 'Bonang', Eugene and Trevor Noah gave tweeps serious giggles

Hilarious video staring 'Bonang', Eugene and Trevor Noah gave tweeps serious giggles

South Africa's Queen B, funny man Trevor Noah and "the Nedbank guy" Eugene Khoza once made a funny video and recently a tweep dug it out and shared it - to the amusement of fellow tweeps. The video is considered a hidden gem.

Hilarious video staring 'Bonang', Eugene and Trevor Noah gave tweeps serious giggles
9 KZN protesters arrested after blocking roads over fuel price increase

9 KZN protesters arrested after blocking roads over fuel price increase

Truck drivers protested against the petrol increases by blocking off roads in Durban and Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday morning. The police reacted swiftly and arrested 9 of the protesters when the situation got violent.

9 KZN protesters arrested after blocking roads over fuel price increase
Protesters shack up in front of Helen Zille's house over housing issues

Protesters shack up in front of Helen Zille's house over housing issues

Protesters built a shack in front of Helen Zille's home to show their unhappiness with the issues of housing in Western Cape. Some protesters claim to have no sanitation or water and are unhappy with the lack of action.

Protesters shack up in front of Helen Zille's house over housing issues
Video filmed inside the plane as it crashed in Pretoria is going viral

Video filmed inside the plane as it crashed in Pretoria is going viral

On Tuesday, the 10th of July, South Africans were shocked when a charter plane crashed near Pretoria. A video filmed by a passenger on board shows the terrifying moment the small plane made impact with the ground.

Video filmed inside the plane as it crashed in Pretoria is going viral
New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by 44% in the last 5 years

New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by 44% in the last 5 years

South Africa's against HIV is going well with statistics showing an improvement in the number of new infections. New infections in South Africa have fallen by 44% in the last five years, according to a recent study.

New HIV infections in South Africa have fallen by 44% in the last 5 years
A timeline of Madiba's life: How he became the father of the nation

A timeline of Madiba's life: How he became the father of the nation

On 18 July 2018 South Africans proudly celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela - a beacon of justice and hope for many. We take a brief look at the life and trials of Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela.

A timeline of Madiba's life: How he became the father of the nation
4 years after his son's murder Sam Meyiwa begs President Ramaphosa for answers

4 years after his son's murder Sam Meyiwa begs President Ramaphosa for answers

Senzo Meyiwa, former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper was murdered in 2014 but his killer was not found. Senzo's father, Sam, reached out to President Ramaphosa in a desperate attempt to get help finding his son's killer.

4 years after his son's murder Sam Meyiwa begs President Ramaphosa for answers
Ntsika Ngxanga from The Soil says he gets his songs from his ancestors

Ntsika Ngxanga from The Soil says he gets his songs from his ancestors

Ntsika Ngxanga from The Soil says he gets his songs from his ancestors. The singer says he turns his dreams into songs. He says he dreams of his ancestors - like his grandfather - and gets songs from them that way.

Ntsika Ngxanga from The Soil says he gets his songs from his ancestors
Mayor's helper who was paid R50k is employed by public works programme

Mayor's helper who was paid R50k is employed by public works programme

South Africans were shocked to find out a young woman was allegedly earning R50 000 a month without the required qualifications. The eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede, as well as the young woman, denies the allegations.

Mayor's helper who was paid R50k is employed by public works programme
Was Ntate Madiba a sellout? 5 Brutal tweeps seem to think so

Was Ntate Madiba a sellout? 5 Brutal tweeps seem to think so

South Africa's first black president will forever be a symbol of forgiveness and peace that inspires the hearts of millions. However, not everyone has such a positive view of Madiba. There are people who feel he was a "sellout".

Was Ntate Madiba a sellout? 5 Brutal tweeps seem to think so
Top highlights from Barack Obama's #NelsonMandelaLecture

Top highlights from Barack Obama's #NelsonMandelaLecture

Johannesburg will play host to world leaders as icon of peace Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday is celebrated. Barack Obama's appearance and lecture at the special 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture is expected to be a highlight.

Top highlights from Barack Obama's #NelsonMandelaLecture
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