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Meet Muaath Maharaj, the man who was dubbed Joburg's toughest cop

Meet Muaath Maharaj, the man who was dubbed Joburg's toughest cop

Meet Muaath Maharaj, the man who was dubbed Joburg's toughest cop
BLF accused of vicious racial attack on a Joburg Bar council member

BLF accused of vicious racial attack on a Joburg Bar council member

Members of the political party Black First Land First are accused of a racial attack on a female member of the Johannesburg Bar council. According to BLF, the members were responding to a racist who provoked them.

BLF accused of vicious racial attack on a Joburg Bar council member
From domestic worker to professional nurse: Meet Thandi Ngubane

From domestic worker to professional nurse: Meet Thandi Ngubane

Thandi Ngubane, a Johannesburg-based woman, has shared how she went from being a domestic worker to a professional nurse. She further revealed that she was raised in a shack by a single parent. More on Briefly.co.za.

From domestic worker to professional nurse: Meet Thandi Ngubane
Honest Joburg woman is determined to find owner of lost ring

Honest Joburg woman is determined to find owner of lost ring

24-year-old Cheyenne Grobler, an honest woman based in Johannesburg, is determined to find the real owner of a ring she found at Sandton City shopping mall recently. Her social media appeal has gone viral. More on Briefly.

Honest Joburg woman is determined to find owner of lost ring
Diepsloot pupils show off Artificial Intelligence and Robotics skills

Diepsloot pupils show off Artificial Intelligence and Robotics skills

Learners from disadvantaged backgrounds in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, got a chance to explore the world of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics recently. They participated in the "AI & Robotics for the Future’ programme.

Diepsloot pupils show off Artificial Intelligence and Robotics skills
Lady appeals on Twitter for help in finding her brother a job

Lady appeals on Twitter for help in finding her brother a job

A young woman in Johannesburg turned to Twitter recently to help her unemployed brother get a job. She posted a picture of her brother holding a placard that outlined his qualifications and experience. See more on Briefly.

Lady appeals on Twitter for help in finding her brother a job
Boksburg man blesses his dad with new car: ‘Your dad is blessed’

Boksburg man blesses his dad with new car: ‘Your dad is blessed’

Marvin Khani is a young man based in Boksburg, Gauteng. He recently blessed his dad with a new set of wheels and shared the photos on Twitter. His followers applauded him for his generous and inspiring gesture.

Boksburg man blesses his dad with new car: ‘Your dad is blessed’
Woman dumps hardworking Joburg man because he doesn’t have money

Woman dumps hardworking Joburg man because he doesn’t have money

A distraught man in Johannesburg says that his girlfriend left him because he doesn't have any money. The man, whose name is Prince, shared his story on Humans of New York's Facebook page. More on Briefly.co.za.

Woman dumps hardworking Joburg man because he doesn’t have money
SA man’s heartwarming post about marrying his girlfriend goes viral

SA man’s heartwarming post about marrying his girlfriend goes viral

Tebogo Selebi recently shared several cute photos of himself and his girlfriend, Lerato Alexis Falasie, on Twitter. His wish to marry Lerato warmed the hearts of thousands of tweeps. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.

SA man’s heartwarming post about marrying his girlfriend goes viral
Man wins R25 in the Lotto and buys security guards breakfast

Man wins R25 in the Lotto and buys security guards breakfast

25-year-old Bakani Ngulani is an entrepreneur from Midrand, Johannesburg. He shared a hilarious Twitter post recently about his wish of winning millions in the Lotto. He had just won R25, which he used to buy guards breakfast.

Man wins R25 in the Lotto and buys security guards breakfast
Frustrated man laments poor government support for small businesses

Frustrated man laments poor government support for small businesses

An unnamed construction worker made a startling claim that despite building houses for 25 years, he still lives in a shack. Humans of New York's Facebook page recently shared the man's story. Read it on Briefly.co.za.

Frustrated man laments poor government support for small businesses
No more space for the dead: Johannesburg running out of burial space

No more space for the dead: Johannesburg running out of burial space

Johannesburg graveyards are slowly running out of space for new graves and is asking residents to start considering other burial options like cremation. Of the 38 cemeteries of Johannesburg, only 4 have space for new burials.

No more space for the dead: Johannesburg running out of burial space
Young and inspiring pilot Tumi Carter Katisi wants to fly for SAA

Young and inspiring pilot Tumi Carter Katisi wants to fly for SAA

Tumi Carter Katisi is a young pilot based in Johannesburg. She has inspired thousands across the world with her story of how she became a pilot against all odds. Her story was shared on Humans of New York's Facebook page.

Young and inspiring pilot Tumi Carter Katisi wants to fly for SAA
Tweeps praise hero cops who refused to take R25k bribe from suspect

Tweeps praise hero cops who refused to take R25k bribe from suspect

Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) officers have won praise for rejecting a R25,000 bribe from a suspect who was driving a stolen car. The arrested the suspect. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Tweeps praise hero cops who refused to take R25k bribe from suspect
Update: Little SA math genius gets life-changing scholarship

Update: Little SA math genius gets life-changing scholarship

Sibahle Zwane, the Soweto boy who wowed cops and South Africans at large with his math skills recently, has received a life-changing scholarship. Curro Holdings has offered him a scholarship at its new school in Soweto.

Update: Little SA math genius gets life-changing scholarship
Meet Khanyisa Mbanya, a construction business owner at 23 years old

Meet Khanyisa Mbanya, a construction business owner at 23 years old

At just 23 years old, Khanyisa Mbanya is already an entrepreneur inspiring thousands of South Africans on Twitter. Her company is known as Impactors Construction and Services. Find out more about her on Briefly.

Meet Khanyisa Mbanya, a construction business owner at 23 years old
Meet Khanyi Moshia, a beautiful lady on mission to groom young girls

Meet Khanyi Moshia, a beautiful lady on mission to groom young girls

Khanyi Moshia is a Johannesburg-based copywriter and community manager who holds a BA in Corporate Communications. For her, achieving success isn't enough — she's on a mission to inspire young girls to succeed as well.

Meet Khanyi Moshia, a beautiful lady on mission to groom young girls
British painter reveals her greatest teacher – a Joburg street boy

British painter reveals her greatest teacher – a Joburg street boy

Hilary Cox Condron is a British artist based in Cambridge, UK, In a recent Twitter thread, she revealed that a Johannesburg street boy and his friends were her greatest teachers. Read more about her experience on Briefly.

British painter reveals her greatest teacher – a Joburg street boy
Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba wishes wife Connie a happy birthday

Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba wishes wife Connie a happy birthday

The City of Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, took to Twitter recently to send his wife, Connie Mashaba, a warm message on the occasion of her birthday. His message warmed the hearts of thousands of Twitter users.

Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba wishes wife Connie a happy birthday
Mzansi reacts to William Nicol Drive being renamed in honour of Winnie

Mzansi reacts to William Nicol Drive being renamed in honour of Winnie

The City of Johannesburg announced on Tuesday that it had approved a resolution to rename William Nicol Drive to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Drive. Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi confirmed that the council had approved the plan.

Mzansi reacts to William Nicol Drive being renamed in honour of Winnie
Doctor told woman she couldn’t fall pregnant; she does 2 years later

Doctor told woman she couldn’t fall pregnant; she does 2 years later

Bianca Spinner, the editor of Hello Joburg Magazine, has discovered that she's expecting a baby two years after a doctor told her she couldn't fall pregnant naturally. She shared the heartwarming news on Twitter.

Doctor told woman she couldn’t fall pregnant; she does 2 years later
City of Ekurhuleni ready to expropriate 4 plots of land without compensation

City of Ekurhuleni ready to expropriate 4 plots of land without compensation

The City of Ekurhuleni council has approved plans to expropriate four plots of land without compensation. Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina said the council wanted to test the limits of section 25 of the Constitution.

City of Ekurhuleni ready to expropriate 4 plots of land without compensation
Herman Mashaba promises to act on students' accommodation issues

Herman Mashaba promises to act on students' accommodation issues

South Africa's students are tired of paying what they consider too high prices for accommodation. Students recently marched to Johannesburg Mayor Mashaba's offices to give him a memorandum about their complaints.

Herman Mashaba promises to act on students' accommodation issues
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