Maryn Blignaut

Maryn Blignaut

Twitter reacts to man who said he'll pay his future wife a salary

Twitter reacts to man who said he'll pay his future wife a salary

Twitter reacts to man who said he'll pay his future wife a salary
Oprah Winfrey moves Mzansi with powerful speech: 'Women will save South Africa'

Oprah Winfrey moves Mzansi with powerful speech: 'Women will save South Africa'

International talk show queen Oprah Winfrey moved Mzansi with a powerful keynote speech at the Is’thunzi Sabafazi at the UJ Soweto Campus. Oprah joined other powerful women, including Graça Machel, at the event.

Oprah Winfrey moves Mzansi with powerful speech: 'Women will save South Africa'
Thief sends heartfelt apology after stealing laptop and Twitter can't handle it

Thief sends heartfelt apology after stealing laptop and Twitter can't handle it

Social media users were left shook after a tweep shared a screenshot of an apology text his roommate got- from the thief who stole his laptop. So, Briefly decided to take a look at some of the most hilarious reactions.

Thief sends heartfelt apology after stealing laptop and Twitter can't handle it
SA in stitches over video of cops throwing stones in traffic confrontation

SA in stitches over video of cops throwing stones in traffic confrontation

A video was posted on social media which showed two traffic officers desperately trying to detain a man in traffic. However, at one point in the video both cops pick up stones, which they threw at the individual.

SA in stitches over video of cops throwing stones in traffic confrontation
Church robber: Video shows woman stealing from handbag during sermon

Church robber: Video shows woman stealing from handbag during sermon

A middle-aged woman was caught on video stealing from her fellow church members while they were in prayer. The footage made its way on social media and people were left shook. So, Briefly took a look at some of the reactions.

Church robber: Video shows woman stealing from handbag during sermon
One of Jacob Zuma's wives sends him a touching message: I got your back'

One of Jacob Zuma's wives sends him a touching message: I got your back'

Taking to her social media account, former first lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma gushed about the support in her marriage. "It’s alright, cause I got your back and I know you got mine too," she started off a lengthy post.

One of Jacob Zuma's wives sends him a touching message: I got your back'
Woman calls on South Africans to help homeless mother and her newborn baby

Woman calls on South Africans to help homeless mother and her newborn baby

A woman took to social media to share the heartbreaking story of a young homeless lady, who gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. The good Samaritan asked South Africans to help get the young mom back on her feet.

Woman calls on South Africans to help homeless mother and her newborn baby
Teen activist, Zulaikha Patel, makes stand against gender-based violence

Teen activist, Zulaikha Patel, makes stand against gender-based violence

On Friday, teen activist Zulaikha Patel will lead a march against gender-based violence. Patel and other women would take part in a naked protest. She said she had the idea after a young girl took her own life because of the issue

Teen activist, Zulaikha Patel, makes stand against gender-based violence
Woman shares how she found out her bae cheated while she was pregnant

Woman shares how she found out her bae cheated while she was pregnant

A social media user, who was only identified as Mosa, took to Twitter to share the story of how she found out her boyfriend of five years was cheating on her. To make matters worse, she was pregnant at the time.

Woman shares how she found out her bae cheated while she was pregnant
The burden of black tax: Woman shuts down mom who only wants her money

The burden of black tax: Woman shuts down mom who only wants her money

A woman, who was identified as Abby Gugu Banda, took to social media on Tuesday to share messages she sent to her mother. In the messages, Abby addressed black tax, calling her mom out for only using her for money.

The burden of black tax: Woman shuts down mom who only wants her money
Video shows metro cop losing his cool as bus driver refuses to comply

Video shows metro cop losing his cool as bus driver refuses to comply

A video was posted on social media which showed a metro cop losing his cool after a bus driver refused to comply with his demands by pulling over in the bushes. The footage showed the cop cursing at the driver.

Video shows metro cop losing his cool as bus driver refuses to comply
Gangsters commit to a life without crime, hand over weapons

Gangsters commit to a life without crime, hand over weapons

The South African Police Service took to social media to share a heartwarming photo of gang members giving up on crime. The image showed the former criminals handing over their weapons as they commit to a life without crime.

Gangsters commit to a life without crime, hand over weapons
Law student praises God after she passed all her subjects with distinctions

Law student praises God after she passed all her subjects with distinctions

A beautiful law student took to social media to share how wonderful God has been to her after she passed all her first-year subjects with distinctions. "God continues to show me his love, grace, mercy and goodness," she said.

Law student praises God after she passed all her subjects with distinctions
Photo shows the horrific conditions of the Chris Hani Hospital's trauma ward

Photo shows the horrific conditions of the Chris Hani Hospital's trauma ward

South Africans were left shocked after a social media user shared a photograph of the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital's trauma ward over the weekend. So, Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the reactions.

Photo shows the horrific conditions of the Chris Hani Hospital's trauma ward
Who needs a man: Woman buys her 1st home without the help of a bae

Who needs a man: Woman buys her 1st home without the help of a bae

A woman, who was identified by her Twitter handle @musa_gwebani, took to social media to gush about her achievement, which she reached without the help of a man. Musa wrote she bought her own apartment and added she was blessed.

Who needs a man: Woman buys her 1st home without the help of a bae
Childhood dream and promise to mom becomes reality as tweep becomes doctor

Childhood dream and promise to mom becomes reality as tweep becomes doctor

A social media user, who was identified as Yannick Leyka, shared how he made a promise to his mother when he was just five-years-old. Now, more than two decades later, the newly graduated doctor finally fulfilled that promise.

Childhood dream and promise to mom becomes reality as tweep becomes doctor
Trevor Noah starts campaign to raise R2 million for education in SA

Trevor Noah starts campaign to raise R2 million for education in SA

Through his foundation, Trevor Noah started a crowdfunding campaign to raise R2 million for the education in South Africa. The comedian then vowed to match the amount donated out of his won pocket, Briefly.co.za gathered.

Trevor Noah starts campaign to raise R2 million for education in SA
When he's with his family, Jacob Zuma makes the music, he doesn't face the music

When he's with his family, Jacob Zuma makes the music, he doesn't face the music

Former first lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma took to social media to give South Africans a glimpse into her life with Jacob Zuma. In a series of photos, the former South African president can be seen living out his musical talents.

When he's with his family, Jacob Zuma makes the music, he doesn't face the music
Man still loves his wife even after she tried to kill him

Man still loves his wife even after she tried to kill him

A 53-year-old man, Ray Weatherall, said he will always love his wife- even after she had an affair with his best friend and tried to kill him. The court heard his wifey, Hayley, and her lover plotted for 10 months to murder him.

Man still loves his wife even after she tried to kill him
The Twitter roast of Steenhuisen: DA chief whip mocked over lack of degree

The Twitter roast of Steenhuisen: DA chief whip mocked over lack of degree

The Democratic Alliance (DA) Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen, became the butt of all jokes after it was revealed he had no post matric qualifications. Soon, #SteenhuisenGoToSchool started to trend on Twitter on Sunday.

The Twitter roast of Steenhuisen: DA chief whip mocked over lack of degree
Man gets revenge on bae: "She cheated on me so I destroyed her apartment"

Man gets revenge on bae: "She cheated on me so I destroyed her apartment"

A man, Daniel Marven, took to social media to share photographs of his girlfriend's ruined apartment. According to the man, he found out she was cheating and he decided to get revenge by destroying all her belongings.

Man gets revenge on bae: "She cheated on me so I destroyed her apartment"
Video shows mother using her child to steal woman's handbag at Steers

Video shows mother using her child to steal woman's handbag at Steers

A disturbing video has made its way on social media which showed a mother using her daughter to steal another lady's handbag at Steers. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera and it had Twitter users fuming.

Video shows mother using her child to steal woman's handbag at Steers
KZN gogo, 53, passes matric with flying colours and distinctions

KZN gogo, 53, passes matric with flying colours and distinctions

Shakoon Govender, a 53-year-old grandmother who hails from KwaZulu-Natal, finally achieves her dream of completing matric. The gogo passed matric with lying colours and she even managed to secure a couple of distinctions.

KZN gogo, 53, passes matric with flying colours and distinctions
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