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Gauteng High Court granted interdict against striking Unisa students

Gauteng High Court granted interdict against striking Unisa students

Gauteng High Court granted interdict against striking Unisa students
Truck driver hailed a hero for pulling over while having heart attack

Truck driver hailed a hero for pulling over while having heart attack

55-year-old Johan Buys, a truck driver, heroically pulled over his truck to the safety lane of the busy N4 highway while having a heart attack recently. His act kept motorists safe by reducing the risk of potential accidents.

Truck driver hailed a hero for pulling over while having heart attack
AfriForum to seize EFF and Malema's movable assets over R300k debt

AfriForum to seize EFF and Malema's movable assets over R300k debt

AfriForum handed in a warrant to seize the Economic Freedom Fighters' assets. The warrant is for a debt of more than R300 000 that the EFF and Julius Malema owes AfriForum. The debt comes from all the way back in 2017.

AfriForum to seize EFF and Malema's movable assets over R300k debt
Trash to treasure: SA teenager, 17, uses rubbish to make speakers

Trash to treasure: SA teenager, 17, uses rubbish to make speakers

Olwethu Dineka, a 17-year-old boy in Soshanguve, Pretoria, has perfected the art of turning rubbish into hi-tech speakers. His creations have modern features such as bluetooth connectivity and USB and memory cards.

Trash to treasure: SA teenager, 17, uses rubbish to make speakers
Man who sells atchar on the streets says his business has grown

Man who sells atchar on the streets says his business has grown

38-year-old Irvin Mashele, a businessman from Soshanguve in Pretoria, made headlines for selling atchar on the streets while dressed in suits. His business has grown his business substantially since then. More on Briefly.

Man who sells atchar on the streets says his business has grown
Romantic Pretoria man goes the extra mile with epic airplane proposal

Romantic Pretoria man goes the extra mile with epic airplane proposal

Werner Niemann told his girlfriend, 24-year-old Minette du Plessis, that they were going to a rugby match in Bloemfontein from Bloemhof. In the process, he sprang her an epic airplane proposal. Find out more on Briefly.

Romantic Pretoria man goes the extra mile with epic airplane proposal
Government blowing millions on maintaining at least 3 long-term vacant ministerial homes

Government blowing millions on maintaining at least 3 long-term vacant ministerial homes

Parliament’s no-nonsense Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) heard that the department of public works was currently spending millions of rand on maintenance and upkeep on vacant ministerial homes in Pretoria.

Government blowing millions on maintaining at least 3 long-term vacant ministerial homes
Wedding or funeral? Social media abuzz at Soshanguve colourful funeral

Wedding or funeral? Social media abuzz at Soshanguve colourful funeral

A colourful funeral held in Soshanguve, Pretoria, recently has got South Africans on social media absolutely stumped. Brothers and Sisters Funeral Parlour organised the funeral and shared the photos on Facebook

Wedding or funeral? Social media abuzz at Soshanguve colourful funeral
Ultimate mama's boy: Grown man says he can't cope without his mom

Ultimate mama's boy: Grown man says he can't cope without his mom

Gray Themba is a 39-year-old man in northern Pretoria. He is proving to be the ultimate mama's boy who can't cope without his mom. His sister took their mom to an old age home and since then, his life has been "miserable."

Ultimate mama's boy: Grown man says he can't cope without his mom
Beautiful nursing student stuns social media with her youthful looks

Beautiful nursing student stuns social media with her youthful looks

Tholakele Nkomo, a beautiful Pretoria-based nursing student, stunned South Africans on Twitter with her youthful looks recently. She said she's 27 years old, but tweeps insisted that she's much younger. Read more on Briefly.

Beautiful nursing student stuns social media with her youthful looks
Age is just a number for SA couple with 35-year age difference

Age is just a number for SA couple with 35-year age difference

Fransie de Bruin, a widow from Pretoria, is 64 years old. Her boyfriend, Christiaan Niewenhuizen from Bloemfontein, is 29. They are madly in love with each other despite their massive 35-year age gap. Read more on Briefly.

Age is just a number for SA couple with 35-year age difference
Minister Thulas Nxesi thinks Pretoria arson is the work of state capture forces

Minister Thulas Nxesi thinks Pretoria arson is the work of state capture forces

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi suspects there are 'state capture forces' behind the recent arson attempts in Pretoria. There have been 2 alleged arson attempts at the Health Department's national office during the past week.

Minister Thulas Nxesi thinks Pretoria arson is the work of state capture forces
Sickening Health Department's condition - Echo of SA's hospitals?

Sickening Health Department's condition - Echo of SA's hospitals?

The Department of Health's headquarters in Pretoria is in a revolting condition. The building is a health risk and looks like an accident waiting to happen. Employees have been fruitlessly protesting for months.

Sickening Health Department's condition - Echo of SA's hospitals?
Woman turns loss of mother into something beautiful on mom's birthday

Woman turns loss of mother into something beautiful on mom's birthday

Yolanda Mayeza, a young lady from Pretoria, has turned her late mother's birthday into a beautiful occasion that brings a smile to her face instead of tears. Read more about her heartwarming tribute on Briefly.co.za.

Woman turns loss of mother into something beautiful on mom's birthday
Kind man helps stranded woman who had flat tyre in unsafe area

Kind man helps stranded woman who had flat tyre in unsafe area

Given, a kind man who works at Hi-Q in Menlyn, Pretoria, has won praise after he stopped to help a woman and her daughter who were stranded with a flat tyre in an unsafe area. Read more about it on Briefly.co.za.

Kind man helps stranded woman who had flat tyre in unsafe area
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama at centre of controversy surrounding ‘invaded’ Pretoria house

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama at centre of controversy surrounding ‘invaded’ Pretoria house

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama finds himself at the centre of yet another controversy. This time Mngxitama has been named as the legal representative for a group of students who have ‘invaded’ an empty mansion in Pretoria.

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama at centre of controversy surrounding ‘invaded’ Pretoria house
R12 billion tender scandal leads to Tshwane city manager being suspended

R12 billion tender scandal leads to Tshwane city manager being suspended

Tshwane city manager Moeketsi Mosola has been suspended by the city’s council for his part in alleged tender irregularities worth around R12 billion. Mosola’s suspension was approved by a special sitting of the city’s council.

R12 billion tender scandal leads to Tshwane city manager being suspended
2 men volunteer to fix potholes and drainage in their townships

2 men volunteer to fix potholes and drainage in their townships

27-year-old Pedro Mahlangu and 54-year-old Amos Matsimela are making a real difference in their township communities instead of waiting for service delivery, which sometimes never comes. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

2 men volunteer to fix potholes and drainage in their townships
Lady makes stunning crochet products and earns a living out of it

Lady makes stunning crochet products and earns a living out of it

A talented and entrepreneurial lady is proving that it's possible to make a living out of crocheting. 25-year-old Masha Seagela Hope is a self-taught crocheter who runs her own business. Read more about her on Briefly.co.za.

Lady makes stunning crochet products and earns a living out of it
Traditional healer claps back at haters: ‘I am not a fake prophet’

Traditional healer claps back at haters: ‘I am not a fake prophet’

Community members in Hammanskraal, Pretoria, accused Dr Kato, a traditional healer, of being a fake prophet after he apparently staged a theft scene at his home. However, he insists that he's not a fake prophet.

Traditional healer claps back at haters: ‘I am not a fake prophet’
Man charges families R150k to drown sorrows with booze at funerals

Man charges families R150k to drown sorrows with booze at funerals

Pretoria-based Brothers & Sisters Funeral Home charges up to R150,000 to fulfil families' wishes during funerals, including serving booze. A video of one of the funerals they organised went viral recently. More on Briefly.

Man charges families R150k to drown sorrows with booze at funerals
Well-wishers rally to help teens who lost their single mom to cancer

Well-wishers rally to help teens who lost their single mom to cancer

Two teenage girls in Pretoria, Verné and Mika, lost their single mom Tanya to cancer in May this year. They have been living with family friends. Well-wishers reached out to Jacaranda FM for help and the response was heartwarming.

Well-wishers rally to help teens who lost their single mom to cancer
Stokvel turned property investment group: Meet Mzansi’s Goodfellas

Stokvel turned property investment group: Meet Mzansi’s Goodfellas

Three years ago, a group of 10 friends started a stokvel to help each other buy groceries for Christmas. They quickly scaled up and are now investing in the property market. They are the Goodfellas Brigade Investment Club.

Stokvel turned property investment group: Meet Mzansi’s Goodfellas
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