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Is boxing playing second fiddle to MMA? 07 April 2021

There is no doubt that Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is one of the most violent sports in history combining various combat sports techniques such as boxing, wrestling, and martial arts. At the end of a fight, the octagon-shaped cage is often stained with unsightly blood spots of the contenders. Whether it is an extreme sport, in par big wave surfing, base jumping, Heli-skiing, ice climbing, or crocodile bungee jumping, remains a debate.

Outsmarted: Tech powered retail investors defeats Wallstreet in the battle over GameStop stock 07 April 2021

Wall street hedge funds, Melvin Capital, Citron and others, rushed to close their GameStop short-positions as the share-price of the gaming retailer rose to a peak of $347,51 in January 2021 from a low of $12 in December 2020.

Enterprises UP completes a study that identifies emerging 4IR technologies and future skills needs 07 April 2021

For the past few years, the term Fourth Industrial Revolution, often abbreviated as 4IR, has received splendid attention from the research and business community. While the earlier is focused on understanding and generating knowledge about the 4IR trends, industries focused their attention on opportunities and threats that this change brings to their operating landscape.

The second “Great Trek” to the north of Limpopo river 07 April 2021

More than 100 years ago South African farmers left the Cape on their Great Trek to the north. Today this odyssey is continuing as SA farmers seek opportunities north of Limpopo river. In July 2019 SA Forestry Online reported that Mozambique Tree Farming, a consortium of leading SA commercial timber farmers secured 50-year leases for 10 000ha of land in Sofala and Monica provinces in the central region of Mozambique, close to the port of Beira where timber export hub is being developed.

For the first time in its short history the WTO is headed by an African woman 07 April 2021

A fter months of political wrangles, the race for Director-General (DG) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) came to an end on 15 February, with the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a respected global economist.

Linda Gabriel: When writing about hunger isn’t enough 07 April 2021

1 6 years ago, a young Linda Gabriel, doing her O levels in Zimbabwe, found her voice. Riding on the flight of written and spoken word, she soon started travelling the world, delivering potent literary proficiency in Shona and English.

An innovative first in Africa: Specialised drone courses 07 April 2021

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and the COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to a myriad of controversial viewpoints and threats when analysing the impact, on both social and economic levels in the South African context.

Uganda election polls marred with irregularities as Museveni extends his presidency 07 April 2021

V iolent crackdown, disruption of election administration to disenfranchise opposition supporters, and the blocking of social media followed Ugandan national polls as newcomers threaten incumbent Yoweri Museveni’s political hold on the East African country.

Telfar: The “It” bag that challenges gender norms in fashion 07 April 2021

I n Africa there's hardly been any noise about Liberian-born fashion designer, Telfar Clemens, now based in New York (USA). If there was then it is faint.

Top ten best beach resorts 07 April 2021

There is no better way to relax after a safari than to take a calming beach break. Africa is home to some of the most stunning beach resorts in the world. Think crystal blue water and soft sand between your toes – pure Zen!


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