President Cyril Ramaphosa has told South African citizens not to worry about the presence of Russian nuclear-enabled jets in the country.
A six-year-old model has unofficially been named the cutest girl in the world. Alina Yakupova has already appeared in fashion campaigns for major clothing brands.
Mmusi Maimane was so convinced Ramaphosa was headed to Russia to secure a nuclear power deal he took to social media to throw shade; little did he know the president was far from Moscow.
A 17-year-old activist, Olga Misik, has gone viral after a photo surfaced on social media which showed her reading the constitution in front of Putin's riot police during a protest.
The 'world's oldest man', who was identified as a Russian pensioner with the name Appaz Iliev, hails from the republic of Ingushetia near Georgia, and he said he was born under the last Russian Tsar. He fathered 8 children.
According to a recent report, Russia wanted to influence South Africa's 2019 election so it would turn out in the ANC's favour. A man close to Vladimir Putin was apparently implicated in a plan to discredit the EFF and DA.