Demi Lovato engaged to actor Max Ehrich, Ex-cop who killed George Floyd charged with tax evasion, Liverpool become premier league champions. Stay in the know with our Rave News Digest which summarizes five of the hottest global news you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Consider it your daily news fix.
Here is a rundown of five of the hottest news topics…
1. Demi Lovato gets engaged to actor Max Ehrich
Demi Lovato is engaged. The singer, 27, has announced the exciting news in an Instagram post as she gushed over her 29-year-old fiancé Max Ehrich. Taking to social media, Demi Lovato announced she’s engaged with a series of heartwarming pictures with her 88.4 million followers.
She wrote: “When I was a little girl, my birth dad always called me his “little partner” – something that might’ve sounded strange without his southern cowboy like accent. To me, it made perfect sense. And today that word makes perfect sense again but today I’m officially going to be someone else’s partner. @maxehrich – I knew I loved you the moment I met you.”
Their engagement took place on a gorgeous beach, and Demi made sure to give a shout-out to the photographer who stayed hidden so he could capture the special moment. Demi Lovato’s engagement ring is an emerald-cut ring by Rodeo Drive based jeweler, Peter Marco and it is estimated to be worth between $450,000 and $850,000.
2. Ghanaians to enjoy another 3 months of free electricity, water – Ofori-Atta announces
Ghanaians will enjoy another three months of free water and electricity supply as the government further reduces the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on the citizenry.
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta who announced this during his Mid-year Budget review said it is because the government puts the concerns and aspirations of the ordinary Ghanaian first.
“That is also why we further reduced electricity prices by half and completely provided potable water for free for everybody since March this year. And we will extend it for another three months,” he told Parliament, Thursday.
3. #RamaphosaResigns trends just hours before his address
Cyril Ramaphosa is a president under pressure. The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated severely, undermining the control that his government has tried to exert. With alcohol and cigarettes already yanked off the shelves, South Africans have taken their complaints to social media.
The trend initially started life as an eye-catching hashtag to encourage accounts to follow each other, boosting the scope of the audience each user can be seen by while online. However, #RamaphosaResigns has somewhat snowballed throughout the day, as people complained about corruption and lockdown laws under his leadership.
4. Derek Chauvin, ex-officer charged in George Floyd’s death, accused of tax evasion
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has been charged with tax evasion. Chauvin’s wife, Kellie May Chauvin, who has filed for divorce, was also charged, Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said in a statement Wednesday.
The Chauvins are accused of failing to file income tax returns and pay state income taxes in Minnesota. Officials said the couple underreported and underpaid taxes and failed to pay sales tax on a vehicle.
5. Liverpool beat Chelsea to lift the Premier League trophy
Liverpool celebrated receiving the title trophy for the first time in 30 years in style as the new Premier League champions overcame Chelsea in a thriller at Anfield.
Jordan Henderson – currently out injured – received the trophy from Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish on a special podium built on the Kop after Jurgen Klopp’s side made it three full unbeaten Premier League seasons at Anfield.
Chelsea now needs a point from their final game at home to Wolves on Sunday to confirm a place in the top four.
Cover photo credit: Instagram – ddlovato
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