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Rave News Digest: Uzo Aduba And Husband Welcome Baby Girl, Davido Honored As Outstanding Georgia Citizen, Arsenal + More

Rave News Digest: Uzo Aduba And Husband Welcome Baby Girl, Davido Honored As Outstanding Georgia Citizen, Arsenal + More


Uzo Aduba welcomes baby girl with husband, Robert Sweeting, Davido honored as Outstanding Georgia Citizen, Arsenal make the 100 club. Stay in the know with our Rave News Digest, which summarizes five of the hottest global news stories you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Consider it your daily news fix.

1. Uzo Aduba welcomes baby girl with husband Robert Sweeting

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With a heart filled with love, “Orange Is the New Black” alum, Uzo Aduba revealed to her social media community that she and her husband, Robert Sweeting, have welcomed a baby girl. The actor also revealed their daughter’s name, Adaiba Lee Nonyem. In the post, Aduba is photographed lying in a hospital bed while her baby rests on her chest.

“My daughter. I’ve never been in love so quickly, so deeply in my entire life. I really don’t know what to say, guys. My heart is full. Thank you, God. I have joy like a fountain,” she wrote in the caption of the post on Instagram. She continued, “I have witnessed a miraculous thing, and I feel blessed to know you are ours. We love you so much.” Aduba also dropped the meaning of their infant’s name in the post, adding, “Daughter of the people, treasurer of the mother’s names who came before you.”

2. Davido honored as Outstanding Georgia Citizen

Nigerian Afrobeats sensation, Davido has received the esteemed title of Outstanding Georgia Citizen from the State of Georgia, USA. The “Unavailable” hit singer was acknowledged during the State of Georgia General Assembly meeting on Friday, December 1, where he accepted the honor. The megastar shared a clip from the meeting and posted a copy of his proclamation letter on his Instagram handle, expressing gratitude and acknowledging, “God is good.”

The proclamation letter, signed by Brad Raffensperger, Secretary of State of the State of Georgia, extends courtesies to Davido as a “Goodwill Ambassador,” representing Georgia in his travels both within the United States and internationally. Born to Nigerian parents in Atlanta, the state capital, Davido is a citizen of the State of Georgia by birth.

3. South Africa: Faith Nketsi and businessman Nzuzu Njilo call it quits

Faith Nketsi has announced her marriage of nearly two years to businessman, Nzuzu Njilo has ended. The reality TV star took to social media on Thursday, saying she and her estranged husband had resorted to going their separate ways after “consideration and mediation.” “It is with great sadness that I have to announce that Nzuzu Njilo and I are in the final stages of our divorce proceedings. No one gets married with the intention to get divorced, however, through careful consideration and mediation, we have decided to go our separate ways. Nzuzo Njilo continues to be an amazing father to our beautiful daughter, whom we are co-parenting,” read the statement.

“As a public figure, I do understand that my life is a matter of public interest, however at this sensitive time I would appreciate some privacy.” Faith tied the knot with longtime partner Nzuzo in April 2022, and they soon welcomed their first baby. But her fairy tale was tainted by her husband making headlines after a warrant of arrest and charges of fraud against him.

4. SZA, Metro Boomin, and Victoria Monét honored at the 7th annual Variety Hitmakers brunch

The 7th annual Variety Hitmakers Brunch, held on Saturday, December 2, in Los Angeles, was a star-studded event honoring excellence within the music industry, awarding artists like SZA, Victoria Monét, and Metro Boomin. After an opening statement from Executive Music Editor Jem Asward, the festivities began with Babyface introducing the first award to Metro Boomin, who received the “Producer of the Year” award.

Monét was on hand to receive the ”Triple Threat Award.” She began her speech by stating she was on her couch watching this ceremony happen last year before acknowledging the “difference a year can make.” The afternoon ended with SZA receiving the ”Hitmaker of the Year” award. She began her speech by thanking her team for helping her throughout the years and sharing her struggles and confusion while rising to the top.

5. Arsenal join four other European sides to bring up a century of goals in 2023

Arsenal have joined an elite club of teams featuring the likes of Manchester City and Real Madrid, who will boast a century of goals in 2023. It was business as usual for the North London side as they beat Gary O’Neil’s Wolves side 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Emirates Stadium. Bukayo Saka and skipper Martin Odegaard propelled them to a comfortable 2-0 lead within the first quarter, and the England international’s strike was the Gunners’ 100th goal across all competitions in 2023, making them just the fifth team from the big five European leagues to reach the magic figure.

Arsenal’s familiar rivals, City, are leading the charts with a whopping 137 goals to their name, powered by Erling Haaland, who has been in explosive form since touching down on English shores. In the second spot are Spanish giants Real Madrid, with 119 goals. The departure of Karim Benzema has hardly hampered their goal-scoring prowess, with summer signing Jude Bellingham firing on all cylinders. In the third and fourth spots are Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen of Germany, with 111 and 110 goals, respectively.

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