WILL HE, WON’T HE?
The British tabloids have long been claiming the prince is on the verge of proposing but now things sure are starting to look like they’re heading that way.
Most telling of all was the couple’s recent romantic getaway to one of Harry’s favourite spots to celebrate Meghan’s 36th birthday – Botswana.
According to Hello! magazine, the lovebirds explored the country for three weeks, part of which they spent cruising along the breathtaking Okavango Delta.
The country is close to Harry’s heart: he’s often visited Botswana since he was 13 and would no doubt have hoped to impress his Toronto-based city girl with his knowledge of the African bush.
Los Angeles-born Meghan shares her beau’s love for Africa – as a World Vision global ambassador, Meghan has done extensive work with communities in Rwanda, and royal-watchers were in a frenzy during the couple’s recent trip.
Speculation was rife Harry would pop the question and follow in the footsteps of his big brother, Prince William.
Will asked Kate Middleton to be his wife on their own romantic African adventure, asking for her hand in a secluded log cabin in the foothills of Mount Kenya in October 2010.
But if Harry did get down on bended knee, there hasn’t been a peep about it since the couple quietly sneaked back home after their break.
Rumour has it news of a royal engagement is imminent but it’s been kept on the downlow so it wouldn’t overshadow the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death last month.
Harry and Meghan, who’ve been together for about a year, are expected to make their first official appearance at the Invictus Games, a multisport, Paralympic-style event, on 23 September – and conveniently for Meghan, the games are being held in her adopted home city of Toronto, Canada.
And now that the anniversary of his mother’s death has passed, Harry is free to make any big announcement he might have.