DAILY BUZZ (Episode 1)

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY

The amount of effort it takes to fail is the same amount of effort it takes to succeed as far as the mind is concerned. It is your responsibility to provide your effort with the right seeds of motivations.
It is your responsibility to get the correct knowledge so you can have the correct road map. If your mind can accept something is achievable, it will find a way to attain it.

QUOTES OF THE DAY
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“Everything that man can imagine, he is capable of creating.”
Thomas Sankara

“We must dare to invent the future.”
Thomas Sankara

WISE SAYING ❗

If an arrow has not entered deeply, then its removal is not difficult.
South Africa

A person who is not disciplined cannot be cautioned.
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Shambel Abebe Bikila
BLACK LEGEND

Ethiopian athlete Shambel Abebe Bikila is the first African to win gold in Olympic Games, he finished the Marathon in first place after running the whole race barefooted. He was a back-to-back Olympic marathon champion. He won his first gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, and at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, he won his second gold medal.

Map of Afrika
DID YOU KNOW

The name Africa is believed to have emanated from the Egyptian word ‘Af-rui-ka’ which means “Motherland or birthplace”.

Insight:
According to African Etymology, the name Africa is believed to have originally been spelt Afrika. Hence the Dutch’s spelling of Afrikaans. Thus spelt with a ‘k’ instead of a ‘c’ which is widely used in present day after European colonization. Read more.

 

Zeus, god of thunder.
GREEK MYTHOLOGY 💠

Zeus: He is the Olympian god of the sky and the thunder, the king of all other gods and men. Consequently, he is considered as the chief figure in Greek mythology. He is the son of Cronus and Rhea. He is the father of Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hermes, Dionysus, Heracles, Helen of Troy, and the Muses are all children of his numerous erotic affairs.

Zeus is portrayed with a scepter in one hand and a thunderbolt in the other hand, which symbolizes his authority.

 

Great Pyramid of Giza
HISTORICAL MONUMENTS 💠

The Great Pyramid of Giza: It was built as a resting vault for the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu. It took approximately 20 years to build and has three burial chambers inside. When it was originally built (in approximately 2550 BC) it was almost 147 meters tall. Today, because of erosion, it is only about 139 meters tall. The mortar that was used to build the pyramid cannot be reproduced today. Even though it has been analyzed, they still can’t make it. It is stronger than the stone that was used to build the pyramid and is still in place today.

Nicolas Copernicus
PIONEER 💠

Nicolaus Copernicus:(1473 – 1543) He was a Polish mathematician and astronomer. Copernicus created a model of the universe which placed the sun at the centre of the universe (heliocentrism). He supported that, which he believed, the earth is at the centre of the universe. He pioneered astronomy. His major work, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres) in 1543, was published just before his death, and marked an important scientific landmark. It was a key moment in the scientific revolution.

 

 

Proverbs 1vs2: That men may know wisdom and instruction, understand words of insight.

 

 

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