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10 cut-throat reactions to ridiculous ribbon cuttings in SA and around Africa

10 cut-throat reactions to ridiculous ribbon cuttings in SA and around Africa

10 cut-throat reactions to ridiculous ribbon cuttings in SA and around Africa
Ayanda-Allie Paine proudly dons South African outfit in US Senate

Ayanda-Allie Paine proudly dons South African outfit in US Senate

Popular media personality, Ayanda-Allie Paine, proudly showcased a traditional South African outfit during a visit to the US State of Delaware's Senate and House of Representatives recenty. Find out more on Briefly.

Ayanda-Allie Paine proudly dons South African outfit in US Senate
Lady who made a promise to become a doctor after her father died fulfills her dream

Lady who made a promise to become a doctor after her father died fulfills her dream

A lady who made a promise to her family members and to herself that she was going to become a medical doctor has fulfilled her promise. The young lady had made the promise at a young age. Her mom was there to celebrate with her.

Lady who made a promise to become a doctor after her father died fulfills her dream
Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup

Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup

The Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) has called on the world's football governing body, FIFA, to review its fair play ruling which saw the West African nation crash out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Thursday, June 28.

Senegal complain to FIFA over system which saw them crash out of World Cup
South Africa joins 50 African countries in free trade agreement

South Africa joins 50 African countries in free trade agreement

South Africa has joined a group of nearly 50 African countries in the African Union’s (AU) African Continental Free Trade Area. Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies confirmed that South Africa had signed the document.

South Africa joins 50 African countries in free trade agreement
Aliou Cisse disturbed by making news as only black coach at World Cup

Aliou Cisse disturbed by making news as only black coach at World Cup

Senegal’s national coach Aliou Cisse has made headlines after his side became the only African team to register a win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Cisse is also the only black coach at the 2018 tournament.

Aliou Cisse disturbed by making news as only black coach at World Cup
Ronaldo becomes Europe's all-time top international scorer as Portugal beat Morocco

Ronaldo becomes Europe's all-time top international scorer as Portugal beat Morocco

Cristiano Ronaldo continued his fine goal scoring form at the FIFA World Cup in Russia as he powered Portugal to a 1-0 win against Morocco on Wednesday,June 20. His header in the 4th minute of the game took his tally to four goals

Ronaldo becomes Europe's all-time top international scorer as Portugal beat Morocco
Senegal fans make Africa proud with their clean act during FIFA World Cup

Senegal fans make Africa proud with their clean act during FIFA World Cup

Senegal's fans made Africa proud with their thoughtful act and good behaviour after the Senegal-Poland game in the FIFA World Cup 2018. The fans decided to clean up after themselves and make the work easier for cleaners.

Senegal fans make Africa proud with their clean act during FIFA World Cup
Salah's World Cup dream turns into a nightmare as Egypt lose to a rampant Russia

Salah's World Cup dream turns into a nightmare as Egypt lose to a rampant Russia

Russia who are the host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup have qualified for the round of 16 of the championship after beating the Pharaohs of Egypt 3-1 in the second Group A game. Mohamed Salah scored for Egypt in this game.

Salah's World Cup dream turns into a nightmare as Egypt lose to a rampant Russia
Mixed reactions as transgender reportedly excels in the girl's state championship

Mixed reactions as transgender reportedly excels in the girl's state championship

A secondary student who is a transgender has broken records after she completed a 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash in seconds. The young girl finished her race in 11.72 seconds and 24.17 seconds. Read on Briefly

Mixed reactions as transgender reportedly excels in the girl's state championship
Loud and proud: LGBTI community's plight heard through Unheard Voices

Loud and proud: LGBTI community's plight heard through Unheard Voices

A campaign called Unheard Voices, was launched May this year. The campaign shares real-life stories of people across Africa who are lesbian, gay, bi, transgender or prostitutes, and how they have been accepted by their families.

Loud and proud: LGBTI community's plight heard through Unheard Voices
Africans will be able to travel to Somalia without a visa very soon

Africans will be able to travel to Somalia without a visa very soon

Ethiopia is set to follow the example set by Rwanda and will become to second regional country to allow other African visitors to enter the country without the need to arrange a visa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the plan.

Africans will be able to travel to Somalia without a visa very soon
Lady finally agrees to date her male friend 8 years after he asked her out

Lady finally agrees to date her male friend 8 years after he asked her out

A young man identified as Prince Neche Eze Gburugburu on Facebook has taken to social media to share a conversation of how his female friend finally agreed to go on a date with him eight years after he asked her out.

Lady finally agrees to date her male friend 8 years after he asked her out
Meet the lady who broke 147-year record by making first class

Meet the lady who broke 147-year record by making first class

Briefly.co.za has come across the story of a young Nigerian lady who made history and broke a record of 147 years at a prestigious university in the United States. The lady identified simply as Otitoju made first class.

Meet the lady who broke 147-year record by making first class
Democratic Alliance gulps as African National Congress scores big in March election drive

Democratic Alliance gulps as African National Congress scores big in March election drive

Dawie Scholtz gave his predictions after the ANC elections drive last weekend. The analyst commented that the DA needs to dig deep to keep up with the ANC as popularity towards the party was at an all time high over the weekend

Democratic Alliance gulps as African National Congress scores big in March election drive
Vusi Thembekwayo Tweet reminds us what Africa is about with Mbeki clip

Vusi Thembekwayo Tweet reminds us what Africa is about with Mbeki clip

Self-made millionaire Vusi Thebekwayo recently tweeted a clip by former President Thabo Mbeki. In the clip Mbeki speaks about what it means to live in Africa. While some tweeps agreed, others responded with cynicism to the clip

Vusi Thembekwayo Tweet reminds us what Africa is about with Mbeki clip
Businessman buys hardworking staff brand new Lexus SUV

Businessman buys hardworking staff brand new Lexus SUV

A Nigerian man has caused quite a buzz on social media after he bought a brand new car for one of his staff. According to the story, he did it to appreciate his commitment and dedication to the company. Read more.

Businessman buys hardworking staff brand new Lexus SUV
Meet the unsung hero whose photo chasing two elephants has gone viral

Meet the unsung hero whose photo chasing two elephants has gone viral

A 22 year old man from Kahuaga village of Kanyenyaini ward in Kangema Muranga County named Samuel Muraguri Mwangi has become an unsung hero. This was after he was photographed chasing two elephants which had raided the village.

Meet the unsung hero whose photo chasing two elephants has gone viral
Swazi king spends more on his new plane’s parking space than his pensioners

Swazi king spends more on his new plane’s parking space than his pensioners

Despite receiving warnings about the state of his country's finances, the Swazi King has splurged again, this time on a 50th birthday present to himself. He has spent R2.7bn on a new plane and it's own parking space

Swazi king spends more on his new plane’s parking space than his pensioners
Malema: At least we are free in SA to call criticise politicians with funny names

Malema: At least we are free in SA to call criticise politicians with funny names

“Ramaphosa is too white. That’s why he even blames his parents for being black. ‘Why am I not born in the Van der Merwe family or something?’” Malema said much to the amusement of the laughing crowd in Pretoria.

Malema: At least we are free in SA to call criticise politicians with funny names
Braids, dance, and flags: Nomzamo Mbatha's South Sudanese moments

Braids, dance, and flags: Nomzamo Mbatha's South Sudanese moments

However, it wasn’t all doom and gloom. While in the African nation, videos of the brand ambassador showed that regardless of where she is in the world, sometimes it is the small moments that touch our hearts most of all.

Braids, dance, and flags: Nomzamo Mbatha's South Sudanese moments
Malema roasts Ramaphosa at Africa Day celebrations as only a "dealmaker"

Malema roasts Ramaphosa at Africa Day celebrations as only a "dealmaker"

EFF leader, Julius Malema said the president should be accountable for deaths in Marikana, and for buying a buffalo for R18m. "This man is worth billions. Why can't he take half of what he is worth and give it to the poor?"

Malema roasts Ramaphosa at Africa Day celebrations as only a "dealmaker"
President’s Top 5: Zuma and Ramaphosa similarities of their first 100 days

President’s Top 5: Zuma and Ramaphosa similarities of their first 100 days

There are those that are not so easily convinced that this new President is the answer to all our woes, and looking at the similarities of Zuma and Ramaphosa's first 100 days in office, we have to say, their argument in convincing

President’s Top 5: Zuma and Ramaphosa similarities of their first 100 days
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