Ariana Grande announces her engagement to Dalton Gomez
The pop star Ariana Grande is engaged to the luxury real estate agent Dalton Gomez, as she took to Instagram on Sunday in a post sharing rare images of herself with Dalton including images of a diamond and pearl ring, captioning her post, “forever n then some.”
Ariana had been trying to keep their relationship quite private and low-key because she has seen how her past relationships has been torn apart when revealed publically, that of which is with [Pete Davidson and Mac Miller] but she has been hinting at her relationship throughout this year 2020 with Dalton.
From the collaboration with Justin Bieber on Stuck With U was the first time they couple went public, featuring their clip dancing in the music video. This engagement comes more than 9 months after the couple was seen. The people were flabbergasted by this appearance but also knew it was him.
Who is Dalton Gomez?
Dalton Gomez, a luxury real estate agent in Los Angeles, born and raised in Southern California, United States. He is a luxury real estate agent at Aaron Kirman Group. He has been working for five years and works with A-list buyers and has sold multi-million dollar homes. Emphasis on “LUXURY”.
2020, The pandemic was not the only talk of town because the people were also interested in a whole more than that. Accord to Business Insider Google search results for the year show Among the top ten trending South African personalities on Google search, three people were involved in the saga
TV presenter and the face of Outsurance, Katlego Maboe, has most likely observed his profession demolished by charges of infidelity. Everything began when a video wherein Maboe seems to admit to cheating on his partner, Monique Muller, surfaced via web-based media recently. He then faced a charge of allegedly breaching a protection order from Muller.
The 34-year old has since been taken out from the Expresso Morning Show and Outsurance promotions
In the now-scandalous video, Maboe admitted to having an unsanctioned romance with a previous Outsurance employee Murray.
In a statement, Outsurance “clarified” that Murray last worked for them in 2018, and that the pair did not meet through the company
According to business Insider the Google search trends also show that there was enormous interest in well-known people who passed away, among them Zinzi Mandela, actress Mary Twala, kwaito star Mshoza, Zimbabwean businessman Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure, TV presenter Bob Mabena and murdered actress Thandeka Mdeliswa.
If you, your friends and family were looking to indulge in the turquoise seas and vibey aura of Kwa Zulu Natal this festive, unfortunately, you may have to look for other options. The KZN department has declared earlier this morning to cancel all major events that elevate gathering due to the alarming rise of Covid-19 cases in certain areas of the province.
The festive season is, of course, notorious for the skyrocketing amount of masses that flood beaches and music concerts but all this seems gloomy this year. The government does however allow small gatherings and visitors considering that the disaster management rule is not breached.
KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala made a remark on the matter saying “The government understands the social and economic impact of not hosting major events at popular locations in the province during the festive season, however, it is the view of the government that lives of our citizen’s matter and need to be protected. The provincial government of KwaZulu-Natal has a duty to protect the lives of citizens and does not want to make decisions that may be regretted later,”
KwaZulu-Natal is not the only province battling efforts to curb the virus, George in the Western Cape has also decided to restrict all sporting events, Halls and community pools. This Southern part of Cape Town has seen a rapid increase of more than 300 new infections since Friday with some of its parts declared as high danger zones.
Six people have been killed in a multiple-vehicle crash in Mokopane, Limpopo.
Wednesday night, a truck, alleged to have had no brakes crashed into 5 vehicles which then ploughed into four civilians, included in the wreckage and rammed into the building in the street.
The truck driver and a passenger died in the blaze as the building caught on fire after impact into the building, while all four pedestrians died on the scene, while one person was rushed to a hospital after escaping with serious injuries.
“The MEC worries about the increasing number of fatal crashes where people are even burnt beyond recognition. She is urging motorists to drive with caution and to always drive within the set speed limits” said the Limpopo Department of Transport and Community Safety in a statement.
Six people have died after truck plummeted into multiple vehicles and crashed onto a bank building at Mokopane’s Thabo Mbeki and Retief streets last night. One person was rushed to hospital. The truck reportedly failed to brake. VIDEO: Limpopo Transport Department #SABCNewspic.twitter.com/2LWnhVJc6J
The title win is a second for Ahly coach Pitso Mosimane after the South African led Mamelodi Sundowns to victory in 2016. The team Al Ahly won the title for the first time in seven years to make up for final defeats in 2017 and 2018.
It’s no secret that the relationship that Thembi and Malcom Wentzel is priceless. And this is just the icing on the cake as Malcom went and bought her helper a white Toyota.
Prior to buying her the car Malcom has been giving Thembi Driving license and updating the public throughout their journey.
He even asked fellow tweeps(Twitter people) for an opinion on which car to get his helper choosing between two options. A Toyota or Vivopolo. Although we are not sure if he took the opinion of the tweeps or if Thembi choose it herself.
He then took Thembi to a car dealership and she broke down crying. And shared the video on tiktok.
Many people on social media have been sbwling the experience and have been asking if they can send their CV where Thembi sent hers so they can also get a boss like Malcom. Some are saying he can go as far as keeping the land for being so generous to his employee.
The two rose to fame after sharing several videos of their day to day activities and sometimes pranks on Tik Tok.
Some of South Africa famous individuals have shared their love for the two, including the South African politician, Mmusi Maimane who called on brands to sign up Ubisi for an indorsement deal.
So wish every boss out there can learn from @WentzelMalcolm . this is exactly how y'all should be treating your workers. dont mean buy them cars but treat them like human beings, like family members instead of just a worker #thembihttps://t.co/IJRxgSYExs
The Scottish MSPs voted without opposition in favor of a periods products bill this Tuesday, becoming the first country in the world to establish a law that is aimed at tackling period poverty according to CNN and other news outlets.
Women living in poverty stricken homes tend to have zero access to menstrual supplies and this can be humiliating for them when it’s time to go through that time of the month. This can affect how females attend school or work while their are in their periods.
In the past few years non-profit organizations including freedom4girls, have been trying to make these sanitary products more accessible for females who need them.
According to Business Insider South Africa, Monica Lennon, the lawmaker who introduced the bill last year, said, “The campaign has been backed by a wide coalition, including trades unions, women’s organisations and charities,”
According to Business Insider the law is likely to cost around £8.7 million which equals R157 million by the next year, 2022, depending on how many women are going to use the products .
The passing of the bill follows an early
effort in Scotland that made sanitary products available in schools, yet this
extends it to other public structures also.
There are factors that limit access to the products, such as the stigma associated with it or living in an abuse home and a list of a whole other issues.
According to Business Insider, the non-profit Plan International UK states that in the UK, three in 10 girls between ages 14 and 21 had difficulties trying to obtain the products during the first lockdown.
Proud to vote for this groundbreaking legislation, making Scotland the first country in the world to provide free period products for all who need them. An important policy for women and girls. Well done to @MonicaLennon7@ClydesdAileen and all who worked to make it happen https://t.co/4lckZ4ZYIY
South Africa recently saw a promising future concerning covid-19 after the lockdown was lifted back in September. However, the latest reports claim that some European countries are seeing a rise of covid-19 cases. In South Africa alone, 2217 new Covid 19 cases have been confirmed today but professor Abdul Karim- a South African epidemiologist assures that South Africa is not in a second wave right now.
For the past weeks, cases of Covid-19 have been stable however the health department is concerned that with the festive season approaching there could be reckless actions that could lead to super- spreader events and increased infections especially in the rural parts of the country. Latest reports claim that most parts of South Africa are monitored as stable except for places in the Eastern Cape such as Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay hospital) which is “currently overwhelmed with the Covid-19 surge” and some parts of the Western Cape.
The Professor went on to highlight some of the worries he has; particularly of the festive season saying “my concern is the December period when there are three things that are going to happen that worry me: firstly, that people become complacent while on holiday and they stop wearing masks and do not practice social distancing and the second thing is that they start going to parties and we will end up with super-spreader events. I’m anxious about the intergenerational family gatherings where children are meeting their parents and their grandparents and therefore putting the elderly at risk. These three things that I am deeply concerned about over December could end up with us in the second wave in January 2021″ he explained.
South Africa, although the country may be open and some activities carrying on as normal, PLEASE do continue practising social distance, wash your hands & sanitise and always wear your mask. this way it’ll be easier to stay safe here in 2020 and curb the Second Wave in 2021. Let’s make the future less gloomy Mzansi!
The popular television soapie, Rhythm City, is set to end next year and a new local show is taking over its spot. It’s last episode will air in July 2021.
Mzansi was taken aback and crashed by the
confirmation that indeed the 13 year old soapie is coming to a sudden conclusion
The Channel, E.tv, where the show airs announced on Friday in a statement. According to Times live the states the decision to pull the popular soapie out of the channel was influenced by a business strategy which included reviewing the show’s on air-life cycle.
The show started airing on the 9 of July
2007. Rhythm City revolves around the struggles of surviving Jozi Johannesburg.
It all starts in a two roomed home and the experiences follow two empires in
the entertainment space; The Generos and the Ndlovus and how their heirs want
to dominate the scene. Our characters try to navigate around the affluent and
aspirational lifestyles of the city. Past rivalries, industry conflicts,
infidelity, backstabbing, sexuality, love, and pain, good and evil are the
order of the day as the story plays out moving from between the township to the
“Rhythm City has secured its place in e. tv’s history books, and a legacy mark has been made. We want to extend our gratitude to the entire production staff, crew and cast for their incomparable craft,” said Marlon Davids, e.tv managing director.
It managed to pull a hefty number of viewers over the years. At its peaked it attracted over five million adult viewers this year and has has been among the top-10 most watched soapies in the country.
Throughout the most recent couple of
months the show additionally lost a portion of its long-standing leads,
including Jamie Bartlett (David Genaro), Samkelo Ndlovu (Lerato) and Amo Chidi
The decision to end the sure was surely
not easy information for the Rhythm city cast and crew to digest.
Actress Mapula Mafole, who plays Mapula on
the soapie, seemed very unhappy, while Thishiwe Ziqubu said a prayer for the
cast and crew to find other jobs.
Yho this year has been such an emotional roller coaster 😭
I have worked with Rhythm City since 2011. This is heartbreaking. The family that brought you so much heart and soul and truth now coming to an end. But in the name of All That Is Good no crew member or cast member or office staff member will suffer from this. Malachi 3:10.
My heart is so sore to be losing such an authentic soapie in our screen. It launched so many talents and played local music without fail. I’m actually saddened by this ending. They really had a good run!! Asante to the entire team of #RhythmCityhttps://t.co/QkdeuuOHrQ