A video went viral after a lion woke up unexpectedly and gave a group of unsuspecting men a huge fright. Here is the video. WATCH: Lion wakes up and gives men the fright of their lives Photos: Video/Twitter A video of a group of men getting the fright of their lives when a lion unexpectedly […]
While our pets bring us great joy and company, their ability to make us laugh makes them even more special. And that’s just one of the reasons why we see so many viral pet videos. Take a seat, unwind, and enjoy this cute pet video. ALSO READ: What are the best first-time pets for your kids? FUNNIEST HOME PET VIDEOS OF 2023 Today’s video […]
Today’s video: Chimpanzee paying for a pizza delivery in Russia. These daily videos are unfathomable and often unexplainable – but 100% genuine – and may well leave you speechless. ALSO READ: Great recovery for Cape Town International Airport Watch as a chimpanzee pays for a pizza delivery in Russia Chimpanzee paying for a pizza delivery […]
Tupperware fans were shocked this past week when the company announced it urgently needs a cash injection to survive, or – after 77 years – it would be packing up for good. South Africa’s favourite ‘safari guide’, comedian Themba Robin was quick to produce a video about saving the ‘legendary beast from extinction’. Complete with […]
My dad came to South Africa in his early twenties. As a British guy, he didn’t speak ‘die taal’ but as an electrical engineer employed on the power lines he worked with a lot of Afrikaans people—making life ripe for misunderstandings. Often, my dad worked out in the gramadoelas. At the end of one of […]
There’s a funny, wonderful – and prophetic – video going viral this weekend in South Africa, of a much younger Cyril Ramaphosa being interviewed by legendary SA character Evita Bezuidenhout (played by Pieter-Dirk Uys). In the clip, Ramaphosa and Bezuidenhout are seen trout-fishing, and you can hear Ramaphosa reassuring Bezuidenhout to hold on to him […]
There are many ways to spend your lockdown or quarantine time – and maybe even put that excess toilet paper you’ve collected to some use (except you’ll have to roll it up again!). An avowed fan of “domino or chain reactions,” Kaplamino, has posted a YouTube video of an intricate way he figured out to […]
Barely a few days after a video of a public brawl in South Africa went viral, there’s a bare-bones music video out lampooning the original video and its famous line, “Hugo, bel die polisie!” The video is done by Ashwin Ash Le Breton, a dance teacher in Port Elizabeth known for his work with the […]
Stefan Graunke aka Coastal Ghost is a man on a mission: to stop at as many beaches as he can to collect as much rubbish as possible – a trip that will take him 2780kms around the South African Coastline. And you’re invited… “The more hands the better so come and join us for some […]
Two South African actors from Gauteng have found a brilliant way to deal with whatever bad news blows their way – through humour and song! Marissa Claasen and Thiart Li have teamed up to create “PUN-demonium” with their regular video songs, posted together with positive hashtags like #enoughsaid #proudlysouthafrican and #Laughatyourself. Thiart says: “Even though SA […]
Several days after a slight majority in Britain voted for #Brexit, and to leave the European Union, sending financial markets into chaos for several days and many people regretting their vote to leave the EU, Trevor Noah of “The Daily Show” takes a funny but informative look at what it was all about.
In her latest episode of “Evita’s Free Speech”, the inimitable Evita reflects on the EFF’s Julius Malema telling Al Jazeera that his party would “remove the government through the barrel of a gun“, but also her thoughts about Freedom Day, 27 April.
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton earlier this week was endorsed by her former colleague New York mayor Bill de Blasio, although things didn’t go off so smoothly. When Clinton said it had taken de Blasio long enough to endorse her, he said he was on “CP time”, a racially charged expression meaning “coloured people’s time”. Standing […]
So is Trevor Noah making the grade as host of “The Daily Show” or not? Six months after taking over from Jon Stewart, the jury, as they say in the US, is out. While a recent segment has got more than 600,000 views on Youtube in just over a week – about Donald Trump – a major […]
Musician/comedian Deep Fried Man has released a new video called “Gupta Bling”, based on singer Drake’s mega-selling “Hotline Bling” and which riffs on the relationship between President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. “You used to call me on my cell phone, To discuss that nuclear deal,” starts Deep Fried Man, rather than Drake’s “You used to call me […]
Suzelle in her latest DIY video tackles a more serious subject – water restrictions and water usage – but it turns out to be funnier than many of her funny videos. And she’s ably helped by Western Cape leader Helen Zille. Suzelle and Zille offer lots of tips on how to save water – don’t […]
The Proteas might have lost the last game in the T20 series against Australia, but the match had its lighter moments, especially when a squirrel made its way onto the pitch and was chased by five officials, who even tried luring it off with nuts.
In his latest salvo against Donald Trump, the candidate who against all odds seems most likely to win the Republic presidential nomination in the United States, Trevor Noah this week riffed in the Daily Show on Trump’s similarity to the fascist of all fascists, Benito Mussolini. The show has already generated its own hashtag, “FascistWeek2016”. It did […]
Host of the Daily Show Trevor Noah told his audience this week that if they thought the U.S. Presidential race was crazy – with bad-hairdo businessman Donald Trump shocking everyone by winning state after state in the race for the Republican nomination – they should check out Uganda. “Americans say this (Trump’s ongoing success) is […]
The walkout from Parliament on Thursday night by the Economic Freedom Fighters has already got lot of attention in the media, although some people have started sharing videos of the sign language interpreters who had to repeatedly interpret “Zupta Must Fall!” which the EFF chanted before and while leaving the chamber. “They did a great job,” […]
Playing off of Facebook’s “Friends Day”, which was launched by the social media giant to celebrate its 12th birthday by giving users a 58-second video featuring images of friends and family, a tongue-in-cheek video of President Jacob Zuma’s “friends” has been launched by a South African news network. The friends included in the video the Guptas, the short-lived […]
Even if it is a few days after New Year, it’s well worth taking a look at the “Hip Hop 2015 News Wrap Up” by rapper Tswyza on the satirical news site ZANEWS. As the Limpopo-born rapper says, he covers everything “from Jozi to Nkandla, from Cape to Cairo”. Plus he makes it pretty entertaining. Watch the video […]