Radio host's 30th birthday lunch turns into dreamy surprise proposal on a wine farm

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Karabo Ntshweng is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, David Molotlhanyi.
Karabo Ntshweng is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, David Molotlhanyi.
  • 5 FM radio host got engaged to her boyfriend of 11 years, David Molotlhanyi, on her birthday.
  • They celebrated Karabo's birthday on a wine farm when he suddenly got on one knee and asked for her hand in marriage.
  • Her siblings were present to witness the special moment and it turns out they knew about the proposal all along.


Karabo Ntshweng hopped on a plane to the Western Cape to celebrate her 30th birthday, but when returned home to Johannesburg, she was a newly engaged woman.

The media personality thought she would be having lunch with a view, overlooking the breathtaking landscape; but little did she know that a bouquet of balloons would not be the only thing on her hand by the end of the day. 

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Karabo Ntshweng is engaged to her longtime boyfriend, David Molotlhanyi.


Speaking of how her husband-to-be proposed, she tells W24, "We'd just had lunch and were chilling outside having drinks and enjoying the view, and when I turned around, he was down on one knee. It was totally unexpected. But so magical."

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The two are varsity sweethearts and they've been dating for 11 years. And their relationship has always been happy, hence Karabo says she's always known that their relationship would end in marriage but she just didn't know when.

"I was extremely emotional. I’m quite a crier, so look, I balled my eyes out. But really, it was from pure joy. We have been together for a very long time and decided a long ago that we’d spend the rest of our lives together, but nothing prepares you for the shock and excitement of a proposal," says the excited radio host.

It took days for her to take it all in.

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After being inundated with congratulatory messages on social media, she tweeted, "For someone who has never thought about how their wedding would be one day, yey, I'm excited." 

After the big question was popped, she found out that her siblings and their partners were in on it. 

"Everyone knew except me. It was so special to have them there as well. Apparently my twin knew months ago and was in on it," she says.

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