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Bafana Bafana's win was so unexpected, it won the hearts of all South Africans

Bafana Bafana's win against Egypt at the Afcon Cup is the most popular story on social media in South Africa this past week, according to Acumen Media's latest seven-day analysis. Here are the seven other biggest stories of the past week:

- The physical stand-off in parliament which included the EFF, Pravin Gordhan, and the Public Protector had many tongues wagging.
- The State Capture Inquiry continued with the focus on Gupta Wedding and Transnet Looting.
- The death of SA legendary actress and activist Nomhle Nkonyeni slots in the fourth position.
- Miss SA surprisingly took a place in the top 10.
- The PIC Inquiry saw the controversy as the Jiba Mrwebi saga is not over yet.
-The death of rugby legend James Small had an impact on social media users.
- The ANC war primarily between Mboweni and Makhura takes the last place.
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