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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.