#5Things: The Rock on Michael B Jordan's title, Baby Shark's TV debut, no second wave, and more

#5Things: The Rock on Michael B Jordan's title, Baby Shark's TV debut, no second wave, and more

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1. The Rock jokes he's not handing over 'Sexiest Man Alive' title to Michael B. Jordan

The Rock took to Instagram to congratulate Michael B. Jordan on taking the title of 'Sexiest Man Alive', but not without adding: ‘I concede nothing’. Was he taking a dig at Donald Trump? This after People stripped John Legend of his title and handed the crown to Michael B. Jordan last week. It might be time for The Rock to stop holding onto the title that he won in 2016...

2. 'Baby Shark' to get a TV show

'Baby Shark' will soon make her TV debut with a Christmas special.  The sea-faring creature at the heart of Pinkfong’s infuriating earworm is getting her own small-screen series with 'Baby Shark’s Big Show!' on Nickelodeon. It’s due to premiere in December, kicking off with a festive episode titled, ‘Baby Shark’s Big Fishmas Special’.

3. No second wave in South Africa

The cumulative number of COVID-19 tests conducted to date is 5,290,966 with 21,904 new tests conducted since the last report in South Africa. Even with the rising cluster outbreaks, the head of the COVID-19 ministerial advisory committee, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, said South Africa was not in a second wave and was not on its way there.

4. Durban's homeless gardeners sign massive deal with supermarket

A group of homeless people in Durban, who started a vegetable garden during the COVID-19 lockdown, have signed a deal to supply fresh produce for a large supermarket. The Elangeni Green Zone, which is situated on a plot of land behind the Elangeni Hotel at North Beach, started as a project by the eThekwini Municipality to encourage the homeless to create their own jobs.

Read their story here.

5. President Trump to lose access of White House social media accounts

President Donald Trump will lose access to the White House Facebook and Instagram accounts in January, regardless of whether he concedes the election to Joe Biden or not. The social media platforms have both joined Twitter in confirming that the White House, POTUS and FLOTUS accounts will be handed over to President-elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2021.

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