Small acts of kindness makes the world go around. Those were the sentiments shared in a Facebook post involving a group of road workers. The men were praised by a motorist who rewarded their excellence with refreshments.
The City of Cape Town shared the notable achievement of Gakiem Mohamed recently. The Traffic officer obtained his BTech degree recently at the age of 55. He did this while juggling his full-time job and voluntary duties as well.
Xanthe Hunt is an academic force of nature. The 27-year-old has been hailed a genius and was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal at her University. Her 30 academic publications this year surpasses what many achieve in their careers.
With graduation season in full swing, Briefly.co.za decided to share some of the most inspirational graduation moments. While all graduates deserve praise for their dedication and hard work, these 5 people overcame extra odds.
President Ramaphosa has announced the appointment of a task team to resolve issues at Eskom. The Eskom Sustainability Task Team consists of experts from various key areas to assist government in getting the utility back on track.
The video for Lungisa Xhamela's hit track iLoveLetter was recently revealed and it looks great. Lungisa and Blue Mbombo make a gorgeous couple and we enjoyed the video that had awesome love vibes and chemistry.
South Africa is home to many amazing musical talents, current and past. Three of Mzansi's favourite late hip-hop giants recently made the MTV Base Hottest MCs: Greatest Of All Time list and we're so proud of them.
Oscar, a kindhearted young man in Cape Town, has won praise for paying for an elderly couple's groceries recently. His gesture has inspired dozens of Facebook users across South Africa. Find out more on Briefly.co.za.
A Law student at the University of Pretoria has appealed for donations to help him complete his LLB. 24-year-old Tshepang Molete said he needs about R60,000. He therefore asked 1,000 people to donate just R60 each.
In just his second tweet after joining Twitter earlier today, former President Jacob Zuma was forced to alert South Africans about a fundraising scam. A Twitter user was apparently raising funds in his name without his knowledge.
SA was left disturbed by President Ramaphosa's decision to defend the ANC's Minister of Women during a recent interview. The general consensus is that Dlamini must have info on the president and that he fears exposure.
Popular socialite Malcolm X has refuted claims that he had a secret wedding to his bae Stella this past weekend. Snaps of Stella donning a glamorous flowing dress at a festive event sparked the rumours. More on Briefly.
Ntombizodwa Merriam Mahlangu had a dream to one day be a graduate. Luckily, nine years ago she started working for a woman who shared her dream and believed in her. This is the inspiring story of a domestic worker who graduated.
SA rapper A-Reece asked Mzansi a question, and it sparked a huge debate on social media. The musician wanted to know why the industry is designed to keep artists in debt, and SA shared its opinions in the thousands.
Prof Raymond Suttner forfeited a chance to get his master's in law 49 years ago, but this week, he was awarded his degree. He withdrew his thesis, because he was asked to withdraw a quote from a communist, but he refused.
Zahara's fans were so happy when they saw photos of her in a lovely dress and wearing a wide smile. They thought for sure she had tied the knot. But it was nothing more than a music video for her single, Thembalam.
A Cape Town-based man treated himself to an amazing gift for his 24th birthday recently — an eye-watering vacation in Italy. Masa Miyake shared stunning snaps of his trip on Twitter. Find out more about it on Briefly.co.za.
Taxi drivers are often in the news for all the wrong reasons, but this time, they made news headlines for the kindness they showed a student after he was in a motorbike crash. Citizens praised the drivers for keeping him safe.
Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has joined Twitter. He posted in a video he felt it was time to join this important area of conversation: "I hear many people are talking about me." He wants to engage with citizens.
President Ramaphosa defended Bathabile Dlamini during a recent interview, and it deeply upset Mzansi. According to the president, Dlamini has raised the bar on how South Africa must deal with gender-based violence.
The story of two inseparable childhood friends, Duke and Charlie, is inspiring South Africans on social media. Duke and Charlie are both four years old and live in Parys in the Free State. They are an example of rainbow nation.
Rick Ross has social media spinning after inviting fans to meet him at Checkers. The entertainer is in Mzansi to shoot a music video with Kwesta this week and has everyone paying attention after posting the video.