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EFF supporters shrug off MP Thembinkosi Rawula’s critique of leaders

EFF supporters shrug off MP Thembinkosi Rawula’s critique of leaders

EFF supporters shrug off MP Thembinkosi Rawula’s critique of leaders
BLF assert they’d start armed fight if prohibited from elections

BLF assert they’d start armed fight if prohibited from elections

BLF leader, Andile Mnxgitama, asserted that the party was willing to take up arms if they're stopped from participating in elections, after FF+ withdrew application to have the party barred.

BLF assert they’d start armed fight if prohibited from elections
Video shows security unable to stop 3 men robbing car in daylight

Video shows security unable to stop 3 men robbing car in daylight

A private security guard proved to be no match for 3 brazen robbers who broke into a vehicle and stole items before driving away from the scene. A video of the robbery was shared online.

Video shows security unable to stop 3 men robbing car in daylight
Woman attends graduation of stranger whose family could not make it

Woman attends graduation of stranger whose family could not make it

Inspired by philanthropic public figures, a woman decided to attend the graduation of a stranger she met on Twitter because his family could not make it. Mzansi was inspired by her kindness.

Woman attends graduation of stranger whose family could not make it
Limpopo artist heads to Harvard as guest scholar to sculpt young minds

Limpopo artist heads to Harvard as guest scholar to sculpt young minds

South African artist, Nelson Makamo, will attend Harvard University as a visiting scholar. Makamo will be part of the university's Africa Week celebrations. The theme is 'Celebrating Progress', which is fitting for Makamo's work.

Limpopo artist heads to Harvard as guest scholar to sculpt young minds
Stranded lady praises cops for help: “They are my guardian angels”

Stranded lady praises cops for help: “They are my guardian angels”

Police officers in Johannesburg were praised for helping a woman who was stranded by the roadside. They said fixing her car would be quicker than waiting for roadside assistance.

Stranded lady praises cops for help: “They are my guardian angels”
Proud graduate thanks actress and role model for inspiring black girls

Proud graduate thanks actress and role model for inspiring black girls

A young graduate inspired others and sent special message to her own inspiration, actress Nomzamo Mbata. "Thank you for showing black girls its possible," she wrote.

Proud graduate thanks actress and role model for inspiring black girls
Youngster comes to SA to look for greener pastures, graduates at Wits

Youngster comes to SA to look for greener pastures, graduates at Wits

A young man graduated from Wits after a long and tumultuous journey. He came to South Africa from Zimbabwe hoping to find a job after his UK visa application was unsuccessful. Professors from Wits advised him to specialise.

Youngster comes to SA to look for greener pastures, graduates at Wits
Video of preschool teacher smacking sick child sparks outrage

Video of preschool teacher smacking sick child sparks outrage

A video showing a preschool teacher smacking a young child who had just vomited outraged many South Africans on social media, who demanded to know if action was being taken.

Video of preschool teacher smacking sick child sparks outrage
DA MP Phumzile van Damme celebrates day husband proposed, 2 years ago

DA MP Phumzile van Damme celebrates day husband proposed, 2 years ago

Phumzile van Damme celebrated the day her husband, Stian Tvede Karlsen proposed to her. She says they've been together for eight years and married for two.

DA MP Phumzile van Damme celebrates day husband proposed, 2 years ago
3 times Rasta got it right - “Finally Rasta is taking us seriously”

3 times Rasta got it right - “Finally Rasta is taking us seriously”

South Africans praised Rasta for his recent accurate paintings which seemed to be a significant improvement on his original work. Many social media users remarked that they missed his original unique style.

3 times Rasta got it right - “Finally Rasta is taking us seriously”
Angry UJ student accused Dean of keeping him from postgrad degree

Angry UJ student accused Dean of keeping him from postgrad degree

South Africans rallied behind an angry UJ student who expressed his frustrations with the university's management at his graduation. Many users applauded his bravery while others felt it was not the best platform.

Angry UJ student accused Dean of keeping him from postgrad degree
Saffas know how to make a plan: Video shows off amazing innovations

Saffas know how to make a plan: Video shows off amazing innovations

Social media users shared their appreciation for how South Africans always seem able to find an innovative solution to any problem, after seeing a video of some unique examples .

Saffas know how to make a plan: Video shows off amazing innovations
2 police officers applauded for turning down R42 000 bribe from suspect

2 police officers applauded for turning down R42 000 bribe from suspect

Two Mpumalanga SAPS offices were praised for refusing a bribe of R 42 000 from a suspect. They took the suspect to the station and charged him with bribery as well as the initial charge of impersonating a security guard.

2 police officers applauded for turning down R42 000 bribe from suspect
From Nongoma to the stars: Woman obtains masters in Nuclear Physics

From Nongoma to the stars: Woman obtains masters in Nuclear Physics

Senamile Masango is set to graduate cum laude with a Master's degree in Nuclear Physics. She's overcome many challenges on her journey from KwaNongoma but is determined to live her dreams of exploring space.

From Nongoma to the stars: Woman obtains masters in Nuclear Physics
13-year-old boy gifts mother a car - “I am so proud of my son”

13-year-old boy gifts mother a car - “I am so proud of my son”

A thirteen-year-old boy made his mother extremely proud after he gave her with a car he earned doing some extra work. His mom was surprised and at a loss for words. She expressed her love and pride for her son on social media.

13-year-old boy gifts mother a car - “I am so proud of my son”
Good Samaritan returns lost wallet: "We need more people like that"

Good Samaritan returns lost wallet: "We need more people like that"

Ishmail returned a wallet he found in the bathroom by phoning a number he found inside it. The number belonged to Etta Cilliers who was so moved by Ishmail's integrity that she decided to help him find a job.

Good Samaritan returns lost wallet: "We need more people like that"
Meet the Canadian Duchess: Obsessed woman dresses like Kate Middleton

Meet the Canadian Duchess: Obsessed woman dresses like Kate Middleton

A woman who is obsessed with the UK royal family, dresses up like Kate Middleton and shares photos of herself online. She enjoys searching for outfits that had been worn by Kate and values finding exact replicas.

Meet the Canadian Duchess: Obsessed woman dresses like Kate Middleton
Single mom keeps badges from previous jobs as motivation for doctorate

Single mom keeps badges from previous jobs as motivation for doctorate

A single mom who lost many family members in a fire, keeps the name tags from all the places she's worked while studying to become a nurse. She says they motivate her to keep striving to achieve her doctorate.

Single mom keeps badges from previous jobs as motivation for doctorate
Mzansi comes together helping 7-year-old golfer live his dream

Mzansi comes together helping 7-year-old golfer live his dream

Twitter users rallied behind a seven-year-old golfer to help him and his father get Australian visas. The golfer was representing the country at a prestigious tournament. His father appealed to Fikile Mbalula on Twitter for help.

Mzansi comes together helping 7-year-old golfer live his dream
Woman opens up about distant dad demanding R1k he lent her in 2015

Woman opens up about distant dad demanding R1k he lent her in 2015

A young woman shared how her father demanded R2k from her. When she informed him she did not have it, he reminding her of how he lent her R1k in 2015 and said she must return it.

Woman opens up about distant dad demanding R1k he lent her in 2015
Proudly SA: UK underground station installs Trellidor security gates

Proudly SA: UK underground station installs Trellidor security gates

A South African company based in Durban, Trellidor, has been recognised internationally after one of its security gate designs was ranked as the best and will be used in the London underground station.

Proudly SA: UK underground station installs Trellidor security gates
Video of lady’s Zulu dance inspires: “UKZN graduation is always lit”

Video of lady’s Zulu dance inspires: “UKZN graduation is always lit”

A young woman celebrated accepting her degree by doing a Zulu dance which inspired South Africans on social media. Many appreciated UKZN for allowing her and other graduates to express themselves.

Video of lady’s Zulu dance inspires: “UKZN graduation is always lit”
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