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South African Woman Who Fought Robbers was Protecting her Thesis

A video of a woman who was attacked by three men made rounds on social media yesterday.

A video of a woman who was attacked by three men made rounds on social media yesterday. The young woman resisted when the men tried to snatch her handbag at gunpoint, which social media users praised her for. The criminals, who have since been arrested, only made off with her lunch bag.


She told the Sowetan that she was protecting a hard drive which had her thesis on it, inside her bag. The 26-year-old woman’s thesis is due at the University of Johannesburg at the end of the month.

This wasn’t the first time the young woman was a victim of an incident of this kind. Last year, she was robbed of her cellphone on the same spot. She then took defense classes, which clearly helped.

You can watch the video below:

Read the full interview on the SowetanLIVE website.

Photo by Peter "Size 10" Ndungu.

This Kenyan Photographer is Capturing 'Places, Spaces and People' With Serenity

Get familiar with the work of Kenyan photographer, Peter 'Size 10' Ndungu, in this new video from Perspectives Africa.

In the latest video from African Speakers and Artists' "Perspective Africa" series, we meet Kenyan photographer, Peter 'Size 10' Ndungu, whose unique work thoughtfully captures everything from the shared human experience, to nature's infinite wonder.

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Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Kommanda Obbs Favors ‘the African Dream’ Over Western Standards On His New Single ‘Mabelebele’

Listen to Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single.

The music on renowned Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single "Mabelebele" is largely inspired kwaito. For his vocals, the rapper opts for a more melodic style on the track.

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Wizkid & MUT4Y's New Video For 'Manya' Will Give You Life

Starboy heads to Fela's New Afrika Shrine in the video for this heavy dance tune featuring MUT4Y and Killertunes.

Wizkid's back with "Manya," another track set to heat up dance floors across Nigeria and the globe.

For this new single, Wizkid connects with MUT4Y, one half of the star production duo Legendury Beatz. The addictive new tune was produced by Killertunes.

The song's new music video, which comes courtesy of Director Q, was shot at the Fela Kuti family's New Afrika Shrine. It's got a mixture of red-tinted studio shots and impressive stage performances that will give you life.

Just a few days ago, Wizkid joined Tekno on another single, "Mama," which you can check out here.

Watch the new music video for Wizkid and MUT4Y's "Manya," below.



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