PARIS – From Florida governor Ron DeSantis to Tunisian tennis star Onz Jabbar to Britain’s Prince Harry, here are 10 people expected to grab your attention in 2023.
Will Donald Trump’s former protégé and popular Florida governor Ron DeSantis anger his former leader by challenging him for the Republican presidential nomination?
Trump is already gearing up for a potential battle with his MAGA (Make America Great Again) protégé whose stocks are skyrocketing among Republicans.
DeSantis won a landslide reelection in November’s midterm elections, an election in which Trump supporters struggled. The real estate mogul nicknamed the self-proclaimed anti-awakening warrior “Ron de Sanctimonias”.
The 69-year-old president of the International Monetary Fund will cut her job in 2023 to avoid another global debt crisis caused by rising inflation and interest rates.
The Washington-based fund has provided nearly $90 billion in aid to 16 countries, boosting global food and energy prices since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Here is her message to countries that may need to be dug up:
The British royal family is gearing up for more potentially damaging revelations as Prince Harry prepares to release his long-awaited memoir, Spare.
Harry promised an “unwavering” account of life inside The Farm in a book that hits shelves on January 10.
Perhaps in a sneak preview, he accused his brother William of being furious about his plans to quit royal life, but in a Netflix documentary that aired in December, he said he had little regret about leaving. claimed.
The 38-year-old self-exiled royal and his wife Meghan are already divisive figures in Britain after a 2021 tell-all Oprah Winfrey interview, calling unnamed senior royals racist accused of
Disney’s longtime CEO has been recalled from retirement to work his old magic on a struggling entertainment company desperate to attract streaming customers to Disney+.
But the 71-year-old faces the daunting task of returning Disney to the glory days of his 2005-2020 tenure.
He also has to negotiate the aftermath of an altercation between Ron DeSantis and Disney. Disney World in Orlando has ended its autonomous status.
The Tunisian tennis heroine, who became the first Arab woman to reach the Wimbledon final in 2022, will try to win her first Grand Slam title in 2023.
The 28-year-old No. 2 in the world has been dubbed the ‘Minister of Happiness’ in her home country for her bubbly disposition and her many successes, and has already won three WTA titles.
US hurdler Sydney McLaughlin broke his own world record in 2022 after winning two Olympic gold medals (400m hurdles and 4x400m hurdles relay) at the Tokyo Olympics the previous year.
The 23-year-old, who was named 2022 World Athlete of the Year, has hinted that she may change her event to the 400m flat.
She will be one of the most watched performers at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest in August.
A notable figure in February’s Nigerian presidential election is 61-year-old former governor Peter Obi.
He has revitalized youth voting by campaigning as alternatives to the two parties that have held power since the end of the military regime in 1999.
Labor candidates promising a “new Nigeria” have mobilized a small army of young urbanites known as “Ovidients”.
Australian actress Margot Robbie, 32, saw the first photos released in June of her and Ryan Gosling playing the iconic doll duo Barbie and Ken in Greta Gerwig’s film about Mattel toys. almost destroyed the Internet when
Gerwig’s feminist ‘Barbie’ is one of 2023’s most highly anticipated releases, along with Damien Chazelle’s ‘Babylon’.
The latter is also a story about the wild ways of 1920s Hollywood, featuring “I, Tonya” star Robbie.
The 66-year-old president, who is pushing for Taiwan’s democratization, vowed to recapture the island by force in 2022 when US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is deemed part of its own territory by Beijing to visit. Hosting has provoked China’s wrath and large-scale retaliatory military exercises…if necessary.
Her showdown with Xi Jinping looks set to continue in 2023. Washington has warned that China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong could try to take Taiwan “much faster” than previously thought.
Tsai compares Beijing’s plans for Taiwan to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, arguing that there is “no compromise” on the territory’s democratic way of life.
Such is the excitement surrounding the French 18-year-old basketball prodigy, who is widely expected to be the first pick in next year’s NBA Draft, and the association has confirmed that Victor Wembanyama at French club Boulogne-Levallois Metropolitans 92. started streaming the matches of
Four-time NBA champion LeBron James is one of the admirers of the 2.2-metre (7.2-foot) slender Frenchman, who has described him as a “generational talent” that borders on “alien.” increase. — Agence France-Presse