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Woman caught on video stealing elderly lady's handbag, SA left fuming

Video shows sneaky lady snatching 83-year-old woman's handbag

Woman caught on video stealing elderly lady's handbag, SA left fuming
Thousands unite in prayer at the site of Thorisho Themane's murder

Thousands unite in prayer at the site of Thorisho Themane's murder

Earlier this week, 2 300 school children showed up at the site where Thorisho Themane, 28, was allegedly murdered, for a mass prayer. The prayer meeting was held by several pastors and a police chaplain warrant officer.

Thousands unite in prayer at the site of Thorisho Themane's murder
Brazen robbery at petrol station caught on video, Mzansi left fuming

Brazen robbery at petrol station caught on video, Mzansi left fuming

On Wednesday, a video was posted on social media which showed a group of thugs robbing a petrol station. The footage angered South Africans, who called for action to be taken.

Brazen robbery at petrol station caught on video, Mzansi left fuming
Update: Cops charge nude protester, Gugu Ncube, with public indecency

Update: Cops charge nude protester, Gugu Ncube, with public indecency

Gugu Ncube, the woman who was arrested on Wednesday after she staged a nude protest at the Union Buildings, has reportedly been charged with public indecency. Unisa has denied that she is a former employee.

Update: Cops charge nude protester, Gugu Ncube, with public indecency
Impending police strike called off for meeting with Bheki Cele

Impending police strike called off for meeting with Bheki Cele

The South African police union had called for a strike today. However, it has been called off pending a meeting with Police Commissioner Bheki Cele

Impending police strike called off for meeting with Bheki Cele
Stab victim's mother cries for her son: "My 1 and only child"

Stab victim's mother cries for her son: "My 1 and only child"

The mother of Kulani Mathebula, a Grade 11 learner who was stabbed to death, cried out over her only child. Methebula was on his way to school when he was killed.

Stab victim's mother cries for her son: "My 1 and only child"
Video shows pupil assaulted at school, Lesufi dubs it attempted murder

Video shows pupil assaulted at school, Lesufi dubs it attempted murder

Panyaza Lesufi addressed the Crystal Park High School on Monday, where he called the assault on a female pupil 'attempted murder'. His visit followed a viral video of the assault doing the rounds on social media.

Video shows pupil assaulted at school, Lesufi dubs it attempted murder
Mzansi slams SAPS officers for turning blind eye to looting of truck

Mzansi slams SAPS officers for turning blind eye to looting of truck

A truck was looted by a group of residents and the incident caught on camera. Social media users noted how SAPS officers were passing by nonchalantly without taking action. Angry South Africans lashed out at the cops.

Mzansi slams SAPS officers for turning blind eye to looting of truck
Update: Cops arrest SAA pilot who flew with a fake licence

Update: Cops arrest SAA pilot who flew with a fake licence

The former South African Airways (SAA) pilot, who was fired for flying with a fake licence for 20 years, has been taken into custody. He has since been released on R5,000 bail.

Update: Cops arrest SAA pilot who flew with a fake licence
Thug caught on video stealing a bakkie, Mzansi left speechless

Thug caught on video stealing a bakkie, Mzansi left speechless

Another brazen theft in broad daylight was caught on video and it left South Africans speechless. The video shows a thug breaking into a bakkie using a new and interesting technique.

Thug caught on video stealing a bakkie, Mzansi left speechless
When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs

When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs

A video compilation was shared on social media which showed what happens when victims fight back against hijackers. Briefly decided to take a look at some of the reactions the video gathered.

When victims fight back: Videos show South Africans taking on thugs
Why have majority of criminal cases against the EFF gone cold?

Why have majority of criminal cases against the EFF gone cold?

The Economic Freedom Fighters are no strangers to controversy. However, it now appears as if the majority of the criminal cases against the party have gone cold.

Why have majority of criminal cases against the EFF gone cold?
South Africans react to cops gunning down violent young man

South Africans react to cops gunning down violent young man

On Friday, Briefly.co.za reported on a video which showed cops shooting a former learner after he threw bricks at them. We decided to take a look at the reactions our readers had to the news.

South Africans react to cops gunning down violent young man
Video shows panga-wielding taxi driver: "This country must be closed"

Video shows panga-wielding taxi driver: "This country must be closed"

A video has been shared on social media which showed a taxi driver waving a panga around as he tries to cut in front of another motorist. However, the man was not having it and they ended up fighting.

Video shows panga-wielding taxi driver: "This country must be closed"
Video shows cops shooting young man during chaotic school attack

Video shows cops shooting young man during chaotic school attack

A video has gone viral which shows a SAPS officer gunning down a violent former learner, who threw bricks at them during a chaotic school attack.

Video shows cops shooting young man during chaotic school attack
Mahikeng boys who disappeared this week found dead in swimming pool

Mahikeng boys who disappeared this week found dead in swimming pool

Police have confirmed that the bodies of two Mahikeng boys who had gone missing were discovered in a swimming pool. The boys, who were 10 years old, went missing on Tuesday while playing at a park. They were allegedly lured away.

Mahikeng boys who disappeared this week found dead in swimming pool
Traffic cops get warnings only after 'speeding bribe' video probe

Traffic cops get warnings only after 'speeding bribe' video probe

The four traffic cops who were caught in the act trying to solicit a bribe from a motorist have been reinstated. South Africans were outraged as a video of the incident went viral. The men were suspended but are now back on duty.

Traffic cops get warnings only after 'speeding bribe' video probe
Abuse not limited to women: Videos show ladies beating men up

Abuse not limited to women: Videos show ladies beating men up

South Africans have taken to social media to share videos that proved men suffer abuse too. "What do we say about women beating and insulting men?" social media users asked.

Abuse not limited to women: Videos show ladies beating men up
Journalist Karima Brown lays charges against EFF with police and IEC

Journalist Karima Brown lays charges against EFF with police and IEC

Karima Brown has laid complaints against the EFF with both the police and the IEC. The journalist received threatening messages from supporters after Malema posted her number online.

Journalist Karima Brown lays charges against EFF with police and IEC
Catching a lift: Video shows man in wheelchair grabbing onto a truck

Catching a lift: Video shows man in wheelchair grabbing onto a truck

Just when you think you've seen it all, a video goes viral which shows a man in a wheelchair grabbing onto a moving truck on a highway. The footage sparked quite the reaction and Briefly took a look at some of the comments.

Catching a lift: Video shows man in wheelchair grabbing onto a truck
It's an act! Video of cop assaulting female colleague dubbed fake

It's an act! Video of cop assaulting female colleague dubbed fake

A video has gone viral which allegedly showed a male cop assaulting his female co-worker while their fellow officers looked on. However, it has since been revealed the entire incident was an act.

It's an act! Video of cop assaulting female colleague dubbed fake
Another video allegedly shows traffic officer accepting a bribe

Another video allegedly shows traffic officer accepting a bribe

Another video has made its way onto social media, which allegedly shows a traffic officer accepting a bribe; however, the origin of the footage is in dispute.

Another video allegedly shows traffic officer accepting a bribe
Matric pupil dies a hero defending disabled teen, community mourns

Matric pupil dies a hero defending disabled teen, community mourns

A matric pupil, who has been identified as Janet Ntozini, has been hailed a hero after she lost her life defending a disabled teen. Ntozini was stabbed to death when she stood up to a man who had assaulted a differently-abled kid.

Matric pupil dies a hero defending disabled teen, community mourns
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