Tuesday, November 30

Tag: Soil

Azarenka digs deep to beat Serena, enters US Open final
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Azarenka digs deep to beat Serena, enters US Open final

Serena Williams was beaten 1-6 6-3 6-3 in the semifinals of the U.S. Open by Victoria Azarenka on Thursday, denying her the chance of winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title on home soil this year. Azarenka will play Japan's Naomi Osaka on Saturday in her third final at Flushing Meadows, having lost the previous two to Williams in 2012 and 2013. Azarenka said her mental game had been crucial in beating the 38-year-old Williams, who needed a medical timeout to have her left ankle re-taped in the third set due to Achilles trouble. “I have been working on finding a calm mind and keep the body going,” the Belarusian said in an on-court interview. “She dug me in a big hole in the first set. I needed to find energy to climb out of the hole and it wasn't easy.” Six-...
Nigeria’s Ogbole Samson, Who Developed a Technology that Allows you Farm Without Soil, is Featured in Episode 8 of First Class Material
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Nigeria’s Ogbole Samson, Who Developed a Technology that Allows you Farm Without Soil, is Featured in Episode 8 of First Class Material

If you're interested in Agriculture, then you do not want to miss the 8th episode of First Class Material, spotlighting Ogbole Samson. Samson is a young Nigerian agronomist who refers to himself as a tech-based farmer. He is the Lead Trainer at Soilless farm lab and has developed a technology that allows residents of urban areas to farm without soil. Soilless farming, as the name implies, is growing your plant without the use of soil, Samson explained in this episode of FCM. Samson further explained how he went into soilless farming. He also spoke about the benefits of soilless farming over the traditional means of farming.   With soilless farming, he explained that wherever you are, you can grow foods and you do not have to own land to do it. He pointed out tha...
‘Liverpool will start season without Salah & Mane’ – AFCON will take its toll, says Lauren
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‘Liverpool will start season without Salah & Mane’ – AFCON will take its toll, says Lauren

The former Cameroon defender believes international competition over the summer will pose selection problems for Premier League sides Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty. Two men who earned a share of the Golden Boot in 2018-19 are readying themselves for international action this summer. Salah is eyeing continental glory with Egypt on home soil, while Sane will be leading the charge for Senegal.
Yobe Cancels Democracy Day Celebration For Reception Of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan
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Yobe Cancels Democracy Day Celebration For Reception Of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

There will be no fanfare in the celebration of democracy day in Yobe State. Investigation has revealed that the state arrived at the decision following contemplation as to whether to merge the celebrations with the State reception of the new Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, the son of the soil to the state. No one is sure when the celebrations will be held as according to the chairman of publicity Sub-committee Mala Musti said some adjustments have been made to the initial arrangements of activities for the democracy celebration in the state. “The chairman Publicity Sub committee for the inauguration of the Executive Governor of Yobe state, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni and the 2019 democracy day celebration, Alhaji Mala Musti wishes to inform the general public that some adjustments hav...
O’Gara rules out France role at World Cup
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O’Gara rules out France role at World Cup

There were one or two approaches from an agent, that’s as far we’ve got,” O’Gara said when asked on Radio Sport New Zealand about a potential departure for French soil. “As anyone knows I have an amount of work to do here, which is really important to me, and if there is anything, Razor (Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson) and the Crusaders would be the first to know about it.” O’Gara, who won 128 Irish caps and is a fluent French speaker after spending four seasons as a coach with Top 14 side Racing 92, added: “It’s not a distraction. These are all conversations that happen. Next week it will be someone else.” The former playmaker also acknowledged he’d be more interested in being involved with Robertson’s set-up should the Crusaders coach make the step-up to the All Blacks, wi...

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