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HAPPY NEW WEEK

Welcoming you to this wonderful new week

Be Open To Change And Take On A New Challenges

TODAYS QUOTE

“Wednesday lets me move forward to the second half of the week. Happy Wednesday!”

TODAY IN HISTORY

1998 Sept 4 Google is founded

The internet company, now synonymous with the act of finding information on the world wide web was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. It started as a research project when Page and Brin were doctoral students at Stanford University.

Champions League group stage draw: Arsenal, Man Utd, Real Madrid to discover opponents

The draw for the group stage of the 2023/2024 Champions League will be conducted on Thursday, August 31.

It will be held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco from 5pm West African Time (WAT).

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan are just some of the major clubs that will be competing in UEFA’s flagship tournament.

A total of 32 teams compete in the Champions League group stage and they will be divided into four pots of eight for the draw.

There are five teams from Spain and four each from England, Germany and Italy.

These teams account for more than half of the representation in the competition.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

1988 Abdul Mohmand becomes the first person from Afghanistan to Visit Space

Mohmand, an Afghan Air Force pilot was a crew member of the Soyuz TM-6, a Soviet spacecraft. He was in space for 9 days, which were spent at the Mir Space Station.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” – Andy Warhol

TODAY IN HISTORY

1981 – Zimbabwe Achieves Full Independence: On August 25, 1981, Zimbabwe formally recognized its independence from British colonial rule. The country had previously been known as Southern Rhodesia and was under British control until it became Zimbabwe. This day is celebrated as Independence Day in Zimbabwe.

TODAY IN HISTORY

1960 Senegal withdraws from the Mali Federation

Senegal withdrew from the Mali Federation, a year after its establishment. Léopold Senghor became the first president of Senegal a month later.

TODAY IN HISTORY

He was the first Black person to attend the school. After being barred on several occasions because of his race, Meredith was formally admitted into the university in October 1962 as transfer student from Jackson State College (presently Jackson State University), an HBCU.
However, his entrance was met with intense rioting on the college campus, and two people died in the clashes. U.S. Marshalls were deployed to the school to keep the peace. Despite facing adversity, Meredith continued on with his studies, graduating with a degree in political science.
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HAPPY NEW WEEK

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

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