This concerning trend, which has gained widespread attention and continues to dominate social media discussions daily, is notably prevalent at Konka Soweto, a high-end club recognized as the most expensive in the country. The controversial practices occurring in this upscale establishment are being singled out for negatively impacting the lives of young women.
A YouTube video, featured on Tondani Netili’s channel, sheds light on the disturbing revelation that girls as young as 14 years old are increasingly relying on older men for financial support. The vlogger recounted a disconcerting incident during a taxi ride, where she overheard a conversation among young girls expressing concerns about their “blessers” not sending them money, with one girl specifically mentioning her desire to purchase expensive footwear.
The vlogger, visibly disturbed by the encounter, remarked, “When I was 14 years old, I was worried about my homework, I was worried sick that my phone doesn’t have enough memory to save Chris Brown’s pictures, and I was worried about my pocket money for the next day, not a blesser.”
Expressing deep concern for her younger sibling and the vulnerability of other youngsters, the vlogger emphasized that the trend of young girls having “blessers” is no longer a lighthearted affair but a distressing reality.
The term “blesser” refers to older wealthy men who use financial incentives to entice women, often referred to as “blessees,” who receive material gifts such as overseas trips, cars, and expensive accessories.
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Recently, KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu and health MEC Sbongiseni Dhlomo declared a concerted effort to combat the influence of “blessers.” The campaign, driven by alarming statistics, revealed a significant number of teenage pregnancies in the region, indicating the concerning impact of blessers on young women’s lives. Ndabezinhle Sibiya, spokesperson for the premier, highlighted the urgency of addressing the issue as a response to the worrisome statistics in the area.
IN OTHER NEWS: The Need for Speed: Unveiling the Top Ten Fastest Cars in the World
In the ever-evolving realm of automotive excellence, speed remains a paramount factor that captivates enthusiasts and drives innovation. As technology advances, so does the velocity at which these mechanical marvels can propel themselves. Today, we present a comprehensive list of the top ten fastest cars in the world, each a testament to cutting-edge engineering and relentless pursuit of speed.
1. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+
Topping the list is the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+, a hypercar that shattered records by exceeding the mind-bending speed of 300 miles per hour. With a quad-turbocharged W16 engine, the Chiron Super Sport 300+ is a true speed demon, setting a new standard for velocity on the open road.
2. SSC Tuatara
Not far behind is the SSC Tuatara, a marvel of American engineering. With a top speed of over 300 mph, the Tuatara boasts a 5.9-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that propels it to unprecedented speeds, making it a formidable contender in the race for the fastest car.
3. Hennessey Venom F5
Claiming the third spot is the Hennessey Venom F5. With a top speed of 301 mph, this Texas-born hypercar is powered by a 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, showcasing the prowess of American automotive engineering.
4. Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, a predecessor to the Chiron, remains an icon in the automotive world. With a top speed of 267 mph, this French masterpiece features a quad-turbocharged W16 engine, demonstrating Bugatti’s unwavering commitment to speed.
5. Koenigsegg Jesko Absolut
Swedish automaker Koenigsegg secures the fifth spot with the Jesko Absolut, reaching an astounding top speed of 330 mph. This aerodynamic marvel is powered by a 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, pushing the boundaries of what is conceivable in the world of high-performance vehicles.
6. Rimac C_Two
Croatian ingenuity takes center stage with the Rimac C_Two, an electric hypercar claiming the sixth spot. With a top speed of 258 mph, the C_Two showcases the future of high-speed electric vehicles, blending sustainability with mind-bending velocity.
7. Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport
Bugatti secures another spot in the top ten with the Chiron Pur Sport, known for its exceptional handling and aerodynamics. While its top speed is slightly lower at 217 mph, the Pur Sport focuses on delivering an exhilarating driving experience on both the track and the road.
8. Aston Martin Valkyrie
The British luxury brand Aston Martin enters the list with the Valkyrie, a hybrid hypercar with a top speed of 250 mph. Powered by a naturally aspirated V12 engine, the Valkyrie combines elegance with raw speed.
9. McLaren Speedtail
McLaren makes its mark with the Speedtail, a hybrid hypercar claiming the ninth spot. With a top speed of 250 mph, the Speedtail features a distinctive three-seat layout, showcasing McLaren’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of automotive design and performance.
10. Ferrari SF90 Stradale
Closing the list is the Ferrari SF90 Stradale, an Italian masterpiece with a top speed of 211 mph. As Ferrari’s first plug-in hybrid, the SF90 Stradale seamlessly combines electric and internal combustion power to deliver a thrilling driving experience.
In a world where speed is king, these top ten cars exemplify the pinnacle of automotive engineering, pushing the boundaries of what is possible on four wheels. As technology continues to advance, one can only anticipate what the future holds for the pursuit of even greater speed and performance on the road.