O jewa ke eng?: The tweet that changed the world, and its ...

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O jewa ke eng?: The tweet that changed the world, and its poster’s life

Meet the woman behind the post that has broken language barriers and helped hundreds of people

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“O jewa ke eng?”

This Sotho phrase has been made so popular by a viral South African tweet that it has made global headlines, been adopted in other countries and seen the woman tweeting it being interviewed in international media.

The phrase literally means “what’s eating you?” and loosely translates into “what is troubling you?”...

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