South African boxer Mark Farah went down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend inside the boxing ring on her birthday.
After Farah defeated Congolese Welcome Malubu over four rounds at Presley’s Restaurant in Boksburg, he signaled to his girfriend Sharne Gerhardt‚ who turned 27 years old on that day‚ to join him in the ring.
She made her way to the ring and when she eventually reached him‚ Farah asked the crowd to sing a hearty Happy Birthday for her.
Tears of joy rolled down her face as the crowd gave her one of the most rousing renditions she will ever receive in her life.
“Thank you very much‚” she sobbed‚ before attempting to leave the ring. Continue reading “South African boxer proposes to his girlfriend inside boxing ring on her birthday”
We’re days away from She Leads Africa’s SLAY Festival that’s touching down in Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday, Jan. 21.
The one-day fest can’t be missed, which will be the ideal opportunity for African women to meet influential movers and shakers in various industries, get your self-care on and have fun.
OkayAfrica is giving one lucky winner a chance to win a pair of Motherland Mogul passes to the SLAY Festival. Here’s what comes with this clutch perk:
- Entry to festival and access to all vendor stations
- Access to speaker sessions, masterclasses (first come, first served) and free activities
Check out some of the speakers that will be dropping gems at the festival:
- Fela Durotoye, CEO of Gemstone Group
- Tara Durotoye, Founder of CEO of House of Tara
- Mary Remmy Njoku, Film Producer and CEO of ROK Studios
- M.I. Abaga, Rapper and Entrepreneur
- Toke Makinwa, Author and Media Personality
- Kemi Adetiba, Film and Music Video Director
- Bolanle Olukanni, TV Host and Producer of On the Carpet with Bolinto
- Bukky Karibi-Whyte, Founder of Invicta Africa and The Bobby Taylor Company
- Audu Maikori, Founder of Chocolate City Entertainment
- Kabir Shagaya, CEO of Zippy Logistics
- Zainab Balogun, Actress, Model and TV Presenter
- Arese Ugwu, Founder of Smart Money Africa
Be sure to check out more info from She Leads Africa, including the schedule, here.