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Freak hailstorm leaves 2 injured, buildings damaged at Sun City Resort

Freak hailstorm leaves 2 injured, buildings damaged at Sun City Resort

Freak hailstorm leaves 2 injured, buildings damaged at Sun City Resort
Social media outraged by violent, disrespectful treatment of gogo in taxi

Social media outraged by violent, disrespectful treatment of gogo in taxi

A video was shared on social media that shows an older woman violently removed from a taxi, and it has enraged South Africans. The young man's behaviour is condemned and social media users are hoping he will be found and punished.

Social media outraged by violent, disrespectful treatment of gogo in taxi
Kwesta introduced superstar Rick Ross to his gogo and the eKasi life

Kwesta gave international superstar Rick Ross a taste of eKasi life

We're so proud of Kwesta. Instead of taking international icon Rick Ross to Sandton or a flashy Mzansi hotel, he gave him a taste of real South Africa. He shared snaps of him introducing the rapper to his mom, and it gave us joy.

Kwesta gave international superstar Rick Ross a taste of eKasi life
Sho Madjozi and Sjava's albums rule the South African iTunes Charts

Sho Madjozi and Sjava's albums rule the South African iTunes Charts

Sho Madjozi and Sjava are making Mzansi proud - their albums are dominating the SA iTunes Charts. The two artists are making the kind of music that represents South Africa in an authentic way and fans are loving it.

Sho Madjozi and Sjava's albums rule the South African iTunes Charts
Taraji Henson made SA proud: She learned the #gwaragwara in 19 seconds

Taraji Henson made SA proud: She learned the #gwaragwara in 19 seconds

Taraji Henson came to South Africa to spend some time doing charity work, making new friends and having fun the Mzansi way. When she learned the #gwaragwara dance in less than a minute, she left us in absolute awe.

Taraji Henson made SA proud: She learned the #gwaragwara in 19 seconds
Evangelist cries out while preaching on the street, tells God ‘I need a car, enough is enough’

Evangelist cries out while preaching on the street, tells God ‘I need a car, enough is enough’

When frustration sets into the life of a person, anything can happen. Such is the case of a particular evangelist who was pushed to the wall by problems he was facing and made to start begging for a car on the streets.

Evangelist cries out while preaching on the street, tells God ‘I need a car, enough is enough’
Mom who received son's degree after he died from cancer speaks out

Mom who received son's degree after he died from cancer speaks out

South Africans were moved when the story of Gerbrandt Kotze came to light. The young man lost his battle with colon cancer but still graduated. His mother collected his degree and shares some insight into the emotions she felt.

Mom who received son's degree after he died from cancer speaks out
Moving photo emerges of fan describing Salah’s goal to blind supporter

Moving photo emerges of fan describing Salah’s goal to blind supporter

A Liverpool fan was on Tuesday night, December 10 caught on camera describing Mohamed Salah's goal against Napoli in the Champions League at Anfield to a blind supporter identified as Mike Kearny in a touching moment.

Moving photo emerges of fan describing Salah’s goal to blind supporter
2 men thank road maintenance workers, give them cold drinks and praise

2 men thank road maintenance workers, give them cold drinks and praise

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.

2 men thank road maintenance workers, give them cold drinks and praise
Capetonian Officer, 55, graduates and proves you’re never too old to learn

Capetonian Officer, 55, graduates and proves you’re never too old to learn

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.

Capetonian Officer, 55, graduates and proves you’re never too old to learn
Maties graduate hailed a genius and renaissance woman rolled into 1

Maties graduate hailed a genius and renaissance woman rolled into 1

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.

Maties graduate hailed a genius and renaissance woman rolled into 1
5 Extra-special graduates who achieved their dreams against all odds

5 Extra-special graduates who achieved their dreams against all odds

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.

5 Extra-special graduates who achieved their dreams against all odds
Lungisa Xhamela and Blue Mbombo serves heat in new music video

Lungisa Xhamela and Blue Mbombo serves heat in new music video

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.

Lungisa Xhamela and Blue Mbombo serves heat in new music video
Late SA legends ProKid, Flabba, HHP, make MTV greatest hits of all times

Late SA legends ProKid, Flabba, HHP, make MTV greatest hits of all times

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.

Late SA legends ProKid, Flabba, HHP, make MTV greatest hits of all times
Ntombizodwa's story from domestic worker to graduate inspires SA

Ntombizodwa's story from domestic worker to graduate inspires SA

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.

Ntombizodwa's story from domestic worker to graduate inspires SA
Righting the past's wrongs: 49 years later, Prof Suttner gets his master's

Righting the past's wrongs: 49 years later, Prof Suttner gets his master's

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.

Righting the past's wrongs: 49 years later, Prof Suttner gets his master's
Taxi drivers hailed as heroes: 'South Africa is a loving nation'

Taxi drivers hailed as heroes: 'South Africa is a loving nation'

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.

Taxi drivers hailed as heroes: 'South Africa is a loving nation'
2 inseparable friends, Duke and Charlie, are rainbow nation goals

Meet Duke and Charlie: A friendship fit for a truly rainbow nation

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.

Meet Duke and Charlie: A friendship fit for a truly rainbow nation
Rick Ross has social media in frenzy after inviting fans to meet him at Checkers

Rick Ross has social media in frenzy after inviting fans to meet him at Checkers

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.

Rick Ross has social media in frenzy after inviting fans to meet him at Checkers
Love found on Twitter: 'Years later we’re married and about to travel'

Love found on Twitter: 'Years later we’re married and about to travel'

Social media attracts a lot of negative publicity but this time it brought 2 people together and formed a marriage. A couple’s tweet shared how they met through Twitter and the post went viral with many looking on in envy.

Love found on Twitter: 'Years later we’re married and about to travel'
Police flash mob? Cops make residents' day with pop up performance

Police flash mob? Cops make residents' day with pop up performance

Shap Shap Cinemas do amazing work for underprivileged communities as they create movie houses in churches, schools and community halls. They heaped praise on a SAPS band as they shared their epic performance via social media.

Police flash mob? Cops make residents' day with pop up performance
Mom and dad share adorable photos of their 6 kids, SA in awe

Mom and dad share adorable photos of their 6 kids, SA in awe

South Africans were in awe of a couple and their 6 young children. Pictures of the beautiful family were shared via social media. The post has been liked countless times but some were critical of the young couple.

Mom and dad share adorable photos of their 6 kids, SA in awe
Local airliner prevents quadriplegic man from boarding flight

Local airliner prevents quadriplegic man from boarding flight

Willemse had high hopes for a trip to Joburg including a visit with his sister and a concert. But his dream had been dashed when he had been told by a local airline that he could not board the plane because of his disability.

Local airliner prevents quadriplegic man from boarding flight
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