Deontay Wilder keen to fight Anthony Joshua
27 October 2023 | 8:47 am
Deontay Wilder is desperate to fight Anthony Joshua, claiming it would be a “major disaster” if the two heavyweights fail to agree on terms. The 38-year-old last fought in a 1st round win over Robert Helenius, who was also Joshua’s last opponent, in October 2022, . Both former heavyweight champions lost to Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk, respectively.
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In the classic Scheherazade myth, a Persian queen tells stories to captivate an evil ruler, saving herself and thousands of possible victims from death. The children's book "Sharzhad and the Angry King", by Montreal-based author and illustrator Nahid Kazemi, is a wonderful retelling of that legend. It's about a little girl who helps a tyrannical leader evolve through stories.
Khejri trees are sacred among the Bishnoi people from India's Rajasthan state. Nearly 300 years ago, the Bishnoi sacrificed hundreds of lives to protect their sacred "tree of life." The trees are again under threat.
Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is training with UFC fighters, Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski ahead of his battle with Tesla and Twitter CEO, Elon Musk.
Leaders from the EU want a "strategic" pact with Tunisian President Kais Saied to stem the flow of migration to Europe. Last month, Brussels pledged more aid to the North African country.
They are friendly viruses that hunt and kill bacteria. With antibiotic resistance rising, scientists think bacteriophages could cure bacterial infections.
As rape cases rise in South Africa, young women are learning to fight back through self-defence training
As rape cases rise in South Africa, young women are learning to fight back through self-defence training.
Blind women in India are using their highly developed sense of touch to catch breast cancer in early stages. A recent study has even shown them outperforming mammograms.
Musk said the fight would be streamed on X while Zuckerberg said the potential throwdown needed "a more reliable platform." Whether fists will ever actually fly remains unclear.
In a protest dubbed "the beach towel revolt," Greek islanders are fighting the creeping, illegal privatization of beaches. The "towel movement" demands free access and space for those who don't want to rent sun loungers.
Tesla owner Elon Musk has said he confirmed an "epic location" for a mixed martial arts cage match with Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg. Any proceeds will be donated to charity.
Tanzania is prioritizing early testing efforts and effective treatments to meet the global target of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. One man is leading his community by example, opening up about his own struggle.
In Peru, 60 percent of people who disappear are women. Over 11,000 women were reported missing in the country last year, the majority of them teenagers. Some disappearances are voluntary. But most are linked to human trafficking networks, prostitution and domestic violence. Despite this poor record, Peru was the first nation in South America to recognise forced disappearances as gender-based violence.
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The Group CEO of Metro Capital Advisory, Farouk Saleh says sustainable infrastructure Development needs to be anchored on healthcare, education, and other key services sector that add value. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes driving investments into the establishment of a 1,500 medical bed city in Abuja, Nigeria is a focal point in Nigeria’s health services trajectory.
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The Co-founder and Chairman of Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Abdulrazaq Isa says the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas is value addition. In a chat with CNBC Africa, he notes expansion of the capacity of modular refineries, fertilizer production and increased gas-to power projects are vital to harness the prospects ahead.
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The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
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Gabriella Bankova went on a hunger strike in the Bulgarian capital to be able to officially change her gender. Activists say the country is lagging when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights.
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Users are spending more time online. Among children, social media consumption has skyrocketed compared to pre-pandemic levels. In the US, tech giants are on trial for endangering minors with addictive platforms.
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