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EFF projected to double its voter share in the 2019 general election

EFF projected to double its votes in 2019 election at expense of ANC

EFF projected to double its votes in 2019 election at expense of ANC
Meet the beautiful sangoma, who helps others after her dad died from cancer

Meet the beautiful sangoma, who helps others after her dad died from cancer

The story of a woman who became a sangoma to help other people was shared on social media. The woman reportedly made it her mission to help others after her father died from cancer. She also graduated with a Political degree.

Meet the beautiful sangoma, who helps others after her dad died from cancer
Metro cop and drifter’s love story on Sofa Slahlane wins over Mzansi

Metro cop and drifter’s love story on Sofa Slahlane wins over Mzansi

Fans of 'Sofa Slahlane' were introduced to an unlikely romance between a Metro cop and a drifter. Tweeps loved seeing the couple and hearing about their story, even though you would think that they would be sworn enemies.

Metro cop and drifter’s love story on Sofa Slahlane wins over Mzansi
Man turns farm in into profitable business, now the government wants it back

Man turns farm in into profitable business, now the government wants it back

A 61-year-old farmer, Mfana Sithole, took a rundown farm in Mpumalanga and in less than a decade he turned it into a successful and profitable agriculture business. However, now the government wants to take it back.

Man turns farm in into profitable business, now the government wants it back
Durban man wins fiance of the year award after building his bae a car

Durban man wins fiance of the year award after building his bae a car

A Durban man scored some major brownie points on social media after he shared photos of the car he built for his bae. The man was soon dubbed the fiance of the year and social media users praised his romantic gesture.

Durban man wins fiance of the year award after building his bae a car
Video shows motorist ramming into school kids, who were blocking the road

Video shows motorist ramming into school kids, who were blocking the road

A video has taken social media by storm which showed a motorist losing his cool and driving into a crowd of kids. According to reports, the incident took place pupils outside Allen Glen High School in Roodepoort earlier this week.

Video shows motorist ramming into school kids, who were blocking the road
Woman who didn’t have maths or science in matric starts electric firm

Woman who didn’t have maths or science in matric starts electric firm

33-year-old Lebohang Mashishi is the founder of Liyasibekela Trading and Projects. The young entrepreneur started her electrification business despite the fact that she didn't study math or science in high school.

Woman who didn’t have maths or science in matric starts electric firm
Woman shares photo of her injuries after she said no to a man

Woman shares photo of her injuries after she said no to a man

A woman took to social media to share a photograph of her injured face. According to the lady, she fought back after a man failed to understand what 'no' means. "I rather die than to be the next victim," she wrote on Twitter.

Woman shares photo of her injuries after she said no to a man
Tweeps get teary after The Queen’s Shaka is left heartbroken…again

Tweeps get teary as they watch Shaka’s heart break on The Queen

Tweeps think that it is time for things to go right for Shaka because he has been very unlucky recently. Mmabatho has left with his unborn baby and tweeps think that there is no greater pain than what he is currently feeling.

Tweeps get teary as they watch Shaka’s heart break on The Queen
Tweeps share amazing heritage photos in #MyHeritagevsYours challenge

Tweeps share stunning heritage photos in #MyHeritagevsYours challenge

Heritage Day is fast approaching and tweeps have already begun sharing stunning photos of their heritage on Twitter through the hashtags #MyHeritagevsYours and #HeritageMonth. Briefly.co.za compiles some of them.

Tweeps share stunning heritage photos in #MyHeritagevsYours challenge
Twitter slams 'affordable housing': "Looks like those houses from Monopoly"

Twitter slams 'affordable housing': "Looks like those houses from Monopoly"

Social media users threw shade at the "affordable houses" the South African government has built for citizens. According to Twitter users, the homes resemble the little green houses one plays with on the board game Monopoly.

Twitter slams 'affordable housing': "Looks like those houses from Monopoly"
Commuters go on massive rampage in Durban after train arrives 10 minutes late

Commuters go on massive rampage in Durban after train arrives 10 minutes late

On Friday, a video was posted on social media, which showed commuters losing their cool and completely looting a train station after the train arrived 10 minutes late. The footage was share don Twitter by Yusuf Abramjee.

Commuters go on massive rampage in Durban after train arrives 10 minutes late
Will #SkeemSaam’s Dennis go back to his abusive ways? Tweeps think so

Will #SkeemSaam’s Dennis go back to his abusive ways? Tweeps think so

Tweeps can't handle the thought of Dennis and Sthoko being under the same roof and they are hoping to see him move out very soon. While he might be acting like a changed man, 'Skeem Saam' fans are not buying it one bit.

Will #SkeemSaam’s Dennis go back to his abusive ways? Tweeps think so
Lady who donated 3,000 sanitary pads for girls gets master’s degree

Student who donated 3,000 sanitary pads for girls gets master’s degree

Enhle Lucinda Khumalo and her sister Mbali recently donated 3,000 sanitary pads to schoolgirls. Enhle paid a heartfelt tribute to her late grandmother after obtaining a master's degree in Political Studies from Wits University.

Student who donated 3,000 sanitary pads for girls gets master’s degree
University students treat their caretaker to luxury holiday in Jamaica

University students treat their caretaker to luxury holiday in Jamaica

65-year-old Herman Gordon, who works as a caretaker at the University of Bristol, and his wife Denise have enjoyed a fully funded luxury holiday in Jamaica thanks to students. Read more about the gesture on Briefly.co.za.

University students treat their caretaker to luxury holiday in Jamaica
Asanda Sokombela grows her knowledge into cabbage and spinach empire

Asanda Sokombela grows her knowledge into cabbage and spinach empire

Asanda Sokombela, who graduated from the University of Fort Hare graduate with a bachelors of Science in Agriculture. Currently, she is producing cabbages, spinach and butternut, which she sells to Spar stores.

Asanda Sokombela grows her knowledge into cabbage and spinach empire
Should teachers who die in the line of duty also get a state funeral?

Should teachers who die in the line of duty also get a state funeral?

A teacher was recently stabbed to death by a pupil over food. This has led to a man asking on Twitter whether teachers, who die in the line of duty, also deserve state funerals. Many felt the man had a good point.

Should teachers who die in the line of duty also get a state funeral?
Video shows Herman Mashaba handing over title deed to gogo

Video shows Herman Mashaba handing over title deed to gogo

A video was shared on social media which showed Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba handing over a title deed to an elderly woman. He is heard telling her the house is hers and not even the government can take it away.

Video shows Herman Mashaba handing over title deed to gogo
Viral video shows young men standing on the roof of a moving bus

Viral video shows young men standing on the roof of a moving bus

A video has gone viral on social media which showed young men standing on the roof of a moving bus. According to tweeps, the video was filmed in Durban on the KwaMashu highway. Briefly took a look at some of the reactions.

Viral video shows young men standing on the roof of a moving bus
Inno goes after parents in latest clip: White vs black parents about kids' future

Inno goes after parents in latest clip: White vs black parents about kids' future

Twitter celeb Inno Matijane posted a video on social media where he took shots at black and white parents. "White Parents advising their kids about the future VS. Black Parents," he captioned the video on social media.

Inno goes after parents in latest clip: White vs black parents about kids' future
Entrepreneur Wendy Luhabe: 'Under Apartheid... we had a much better work ethic'

Entrepreneur Wendy Luhabe: 'Under Apartheid... we had a much better work ethic'

Entrepreneur Wendy Luhabe took to social media user to give her two cents on the current situation in South Africa. Luhabe said she grew up during apartheid and believes the work ethic was way better pre-1994 than it is now.

Entrepreneur Wendy Luhabe: 'Under Apartheid... we had a much better work ethic'
Daughter shares pretty mom's photos: 'My mom should be an influencer'

Daughter shares pretty mom's photos: 'My mom should be an influencer'

Nomvula Nzimande is living life large by the looks of her photos on Facebook. If she's not in the United States, she's in France, or, enjoying the finer things in life here in sunny South Africa. She also seems to be in love.

Daughter shares pretty mom's photos: 'My mom should be an influencer'
Viral video shows learner openly challenging a teacher: "Where is this all going?"

Viral video shows learner openly challenging a teacher: "Where is this all going?"

A video has gone viral on social media, which showed yet another incident involving a learner. The footage shows the pupil openly challenging a teacher in front of her peers- and it has sent shock waves through social media.

Viral video shows learner openly challenging a teacher: "Where is this all going?"
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