Former president Jacob Zuma.
Former president Jacob Zuma.

South Africans are well versed in making light of serious situations.

In 2018, the country successfully navigated former president Jacob Zuma’s resignation, loadshedding, a UK royal wedding, continued fuel price increases and a lagish economy through funny tweets, memes and gifs.

Business Insider South Africa looked back at some of the funniest tweets in the country the past year:

When former president Jacob Zuma resigned in February. 


The day prince Harry married Megan Markle  


When smoking Dagga became legal. 


When the fuel price never seemed to drop 


About living in Cape Town and helping with its water crisis 


South Africans and their food 


On Afrikaans and the land 


When Adam Catzavelos used the K-word in a "beach report"


Progess in South African design 


On parenting.


When crime got too much. 


When South Africa's economy needed a pick me up.



And when Miss South Africa was all of us. 

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