Scenes of violence during the #TshwaneUnrest unfolded in the weeks leading up to the 2016 local government elections in August this year.
What initially seemed like disgruntled ANC (African National Congress) supporters rejecting Thoko Didiza as City of Tshwane's electoral candidate soon turned into mass looting and wide spread damage to public property.
EWN reporter, Reinart Toerien, recalled his experience of covering the story across Mamelodi, Soshanguve and Atteridgeville.
The quicker the protests spread, the more people started questioning the motive behind what was actually going on with more property damage and looting.— Reinart Toerien, EW reporter
Another highlight was Team South Africa's performance at the 2016 Rio Olumpic Games in Brazil, which saw Caster Semenya becoming the first black South African woman to win a gold medal in her 800 meter race.
Also because of the criticism Caster has to endure from almost every corner of the world and for her to overcome that.— Reinart Toerien, EWN reporter
Listen to the full interview below: