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Man pays for elderly couple's groceries: 'Stunning Oscar. Thank you!'

Man pays for elderly couple's groceries: 'Stunning Oscar. Thank you!'

Man pays for elderly couple's groceries: 'Stunning Oscar. Thank you!'
Inspiring man raised in rural KwaZulu-Natal can’t wait to graduate

Inspiring man raised in rural KwaZulu-Natal can’t wait to graduate

Sizwe Ntanzi is an inspiring young student from Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal. He took to Twitter recently to share his amazing journey from being a rural boy to a soon-to-be graduate. He is studying at the University of Cape Town.

Inspiring man raised in rural KwaZulu-Natal can’t wait to graduate
Attack on Cape Town mosque left one dead and one injured

Attack on Cape Town mosque left one dead and one injured

Another attack on a South African mosque left one person dead and another with injuries.According to reports, four men opened fire while worshippers were praying. For the time being, no arrests have been made yet.

Attack on Cape Town mosque left one dead and one injured
A parent's guide: Fun activities to do in Cape Town with kids

A parent's guide: Fun activities to do in Cape Town with kids

Entertaining a child can sometimes be tricky- they are tiny energetic people who are always on the lookout for an adventure. So, Briefly.co.za decided to help parents out by listing fun activities to do with kids in Cape Town.

A parent's guide: Fun activities to do in Cape Town with kids
Tweeps defend UCT VC Mamokgethi Phakeng over ‘inappropriate’ attire

Tweeps defend UCT VC Mamokgethi Phakeng over ‘inappropriate’ attire

Twitter users have rushed to the defence of Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng over criticism that she wore "inappropriate" attire at a formal event. A Twitter user had questioned the UCT VC's top that had a plunging neckline.

Tweeps defend UCT VC Mamokgethi Phakeng over ‘inappropriate’ attire
Alleged shoplifter, 23, gives birth to healthy baby in police cell

Alleged shoplifter, 23, gives birth to healthy baby in police cell

A 23-year-old lady being held at a Table View police station for an alleged shoplifting offence gave birth to a bouncing baby girl in a holding cell recently. Both she and the baby are reportedly doing well. More on Briefly.co.za.

Alleged shoplifter, 23, gives birth to healthy baby in police cell
Dedicated Cape Flats nurse has been caring for patients for 38 years

Dedicated Cape Flats nurse has been caring for patients for 38 years

Noluthando Tibini is a 62-year-old nurse in Cape Flats, Cape Town. She has been recognised for her dedication and long service that spans a whopping 38 years. She could win big at the Cecilia Makiwane Nurses’ Recognition Awards.

Dedicated Cape Flats nurse has been caring for patients for 38 years
Athenkosi Nzala is helping Khayelitsha students after devastating fire

Athenkosi Nzala is helping Khayelitsha students after devastating fire

Athenkosi Nzala, a young hero in Cape Town, is making sure that learners affected by the recent fire in Khayelitsha are still able to study and sit for their exams. He does this via his nonprofit organisation AfrikaCan! Foundation

Athenkosi Nzala is helping Khayelitsha students after devastating fire
Video of George firefighters singing before nightshift inspires SA

Video of George firefighters singing before nightshift inspires SA

Firefighters in George, Western Cape, have shown inspiring dedication in battling wildfires. Sean Snyman, a councillor in George Municipality, shared a video of firefighters singing before a nightshift. Watch it on Briefly.

Video of George firefighters singing before nightshift inspires SA
Man shares how he overcame depression to finally graduate from varsity

Man shares how he overcame depression to finally graduate from varsity

Ludidi Velani, a determined man in Cape Town, has completed his university studies despite being diagnosed with depression in 2017. Remarkably, he was working at the same time. His story has inspired hundreds of tweeps.

Man shares how he overcame depression to finally graduate from varsity
Cape Town gang lawyer murdered while dropping kids off at school

Cape Town gang lawyer murdered while dropping kids off at school

Top criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik was murdered early on Tuesday morning. The lawyer was shot when he dropped his children off at school in Green Point. The shooter's identity is still unknown as the investigation is ongoing.

Cape Town gang lawyer murdered while dropping kids off at school
Talented Cape Town opera singer’s star shines thanks to viral video

Talented Cape Town opera singer’s star shines thanks to viral video

The future of Mapoyi Mthetho is growing brighter by the day thanks to the overwhelming response by South Africans to his opera singing talent. He has won an invitation to rehearse with the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra.

Talented Cape Town opera singer’s star shines thanks to viral video
Talented Capetonian man stuns Mzansi with powerful opera singing

Talented Capetonian man stuns Mzansi with powerful opera singing

Nicolene Smith filmed Mapoyi Mthetho making a powerful opera performance at a parking lot in Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, recently. The performance has gone viral on social media, leaving South Africans impressed.

Talented Capetonian man stuns Mzansi with powerful opera singing
Gatsby Sandwich: Cape Town's Most Beloved Food

Gatsby Sandwich: Cape Town's Most Beloved Food

The Gatsby Sandwich is a favourite amongst locals and tourists in the Mother City. So, Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at what makes the Gatsby Sandwich so special, and where one could find the local dish.

Gatsby Sandwich: Cape Town's Most Beloved Food
Officials wined and dined by the Chinese, then awarded them R286m tender

Officials wined and dined by the Chinese, then awarded them R286m tender

Cape Town officials are accused of awarding a tender to a Chinese company irregularly. The officials were wined and dined by the Chinese electric bus company BYD (Build Your Dreams) during their visit to China.

Officials wined and dined by the Chinese, then awarded them R286m tender
Matric learner loses books in Khayelitsha fire but remains determined

Matric learner loses books in Khayelitsha fire but remains determined

Sinovuyo Chithakalo is a Grade 12 learner at Sinethemba High in Philippi, Cape Town. She is determined to pass her matric exams despite losing her school uniform and study material in the Khayelitsha fire. More on Briefly.

Matric learner loses books in Khayelitsha fire but remains determined
Gift of the Givers offers R2m aid package for Khayelitsha fire victims

Gift of the Givers offers R2m aid package for Khayelitsha fire victims

Nonprofit organisation Gift of the Givers has prepared a R2million aid package for residents of Khayelitsha, Cape Town, who were affected by the recent fire. this package includes hot meals, bottled water, and blankets.

Gift of the Givers offers R2m aid package for Khayelitsha fire victims
Hero teen rescues Cape Town boy who was stuck under reversing car

Hero teen rescues Cape Town boy who was stuck under reversing car

Cezario Rose, a 15-year-old boy in Delft, Cape Town, has been hailed a hero after rescuing his five-year-old cousin, Tyler Link, who was trapped under a reversing car. He managed to lift the car and get Tyler out to safety.

Hero teen rescues Cape Town boy who was stuck under reversing car
Meet Olwethu Dyantyi, SA magician who has achieved global success

Meet Olwethu Dyantyi, SA magician who has achieved global success

Olwethu Dyantyi is a successful magician based in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. He boasts the title of South African Grand Prix Magic Champion. He has performed all around the world, including in Las Vegas, United States.

Meet Olwethu Dyantyi, SA magician who has achieved global success
Heroic 10-year-old boy saves his mom and cousin from shack fire

Heroic 10-year-old boy saves his mom and cousin from shack fire

Aphelele Ntsukumbini, a 10-year-old boy in Cape Town, heroically saved his mom and two-year-old cousin from their burning shack on Monday. The fire razed down 30 shacks and rendered 70 people homeless in an informal settlement.

Heroic 10-year-old boy saves his mom and cousin from shack fire
Meet Grant Powell, the Cape Flats stuntman changing SA’s film industry

Meet Grant Powell, the Cape Flats stuntman changing SA’s film industry

Grant Powell, a talented professional stuntman, overcame his tough Cape Flats upbringing to succeed in South Africa's film industry. He was behind the Guinness World Record set in Cape Town where 32 stuntmen set themselves on fire

Meet Grant Powell, the Cape Flats stuntman changing SA’s film industry
Love in the air as homeless Cape Town couple have colourful wedding

Love in the air as homeless Cape Town couple have colourful wedding

Nathaniel Booysen and Sophia Schalk, a homeless couple in Cape Town, have not allowed their homelessness to get in the way of their love for each other. They had a colourful wedding to formalise their union on World Homeless Day

Love in the air as homeless Cape Town couple have colourful wedding
2 SA startups named in Time magazine's top 50 Genius Companies

2 SA startups named in Time magazine's top 50 Genius Companies

Respected US magazine, Time, recently released its first annual list of 50 most genius companies — and two South African companies feature in it. They are Cape Town's AgriProtein and KwaZulu-Natal's Wonderbag. More on Briefly.

2 SA startups named in Time magazine's top 50 Genius Companies
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