Umfana

A person with a heart made out of ice, with rotten intentions.


Umfana doesn’t deserve anything in this world.

Akere

"A kere" or " Akere" is a commonly spoken interjection in Setswana, which often translates to "is it not?" or "isn't it" in short. It is usually placed at the end of a declarative sentence to turn it into a question.


"Leina la gago ke Thabo, akere?" >> Your name is Tshepo, isn't it?

Ikati ilele eziko

This is a Xhosa figure of speech that describes hunger or poverty. It directly translate to "a cat is sleeping in the fire (cooking) place (or stove if you may say)". So the cat is sleeping where people are supposed to be cooking because there's no fire and no food to cook.


Grandma had to send the kids back to their mothers because ikati ilele eziko.

Kaizer Chiefs

South African soccer team from Naturena, Soweto. It is arguably the club with the most annoying supporters in South Africa. Kaizer Chiefs fans think their team went to a private school. They think it's the Woolworths of soccer teams.


You also support Kaizer Chiefs? That's why you are so annoying.

GNU

GNU, or Government of National Unity, is a government that was proposed by the ANC after they failed to achieve above 50% in the 2024 Elections. It entails forming a broad coalition government consisting of all parties represented in the national legislature. 


I don't know how to feel about this GNU. 

Kwagura

It is a hybrid-kinyarwada word invented by RCA bwoys to mean the act of being in a great trouble that can even lead to loss of life as well as some body parts.


If he finds you during the same moment, he will widen you. (Arakwagura)

Ku Bird

Ku bird is a term that means "it's bad". Like when the situation gets really really bad. People use "bird" because it sounds the same as "bad".


I only have R3.50 in my bank account. Ku bird!

Ben 10

In South Africa, Ben 10 has nothing to do with cartoons. It rather refers to a young male who is dating an older female.


I was once a Ben 10 and she used to give me money for alcohol every weekend.

Could of

The incorrect way of spelling "could have".


He could of been killed if it wasn't for me.

Cupcake

The nickname for the South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa.


Cupcake is opening the country again.




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