I AM looking forward to just walk and walk and to be able to reflect. It’s going to be just me, Paco and the open road. – Susan Martens, a Namibian woman is embarking on the adventure of a lifetime with her dog Paco, by walking close to 500km on the Saint Olav Pilgrims Trail.
WE are law abiding. We could have resorted to mob culture, but we are law abiding. Some members are angry but we are reminding them of the rule of law. – Phanuel Kaapama from the Maharero Royal group said the group is still negotiating with police to ensure that the Red Flag commemorations go ahead without any desecration of the cultural heritage of the Ovaherero.
I had hoped to witness the real Lebo, but I found myself watching more of a music concert than a tribute. – Theo Nhlengethwa, former Boom Shaka group member and his fellow former band mates said they were not pleased with the manner in which Lebo Mathosa was portrayed in the tribute ‘Drama Queen’.
WE are not going to allow outside forces to incite Kenyans to create religious war. – Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Wednesday called for the nation to come together to stop religious violence after two days of deadly rioting sparked by the killing of a radical cleric.
IRAN’S motto is nuclear energy for all, nuclear weapons for none. – Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday made this declaration, stressing that Iran will not give up right to nuclear energy, which he called the “given right of every country”.
WHAT I say to these groups is this: ‘Why don’t you actually go and protest against the people doing the killing?’ – Former UK prime minister Tony Blair told the South African Star newspaper on Thursday responding to protests and threats of a citizen’s arrest against him by South Africans Muslim groups.
From the History Books
YOU loan your friend money. You see them again, they don’t say nothin’ ‘bout the money. ‘Hi, how ya doin’? How’s ya mama doing?’ Man, how’s my money doin’? – Christopher Tucker (August 31, 1972 ) is an African American actor and comedian. He is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series.
WE seal our fate with the choices we take, but don’t give a second thought to the chances we take. – Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan, known professionally as Gloria Estefan (September 1 1957) is a Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur.
LOVE is a flame that burns in heaven, and whose soft reflections radiate to us. Two worlds are opened, two lives given to it. It is by love that we double our being; It is by love that we approach God. – Aimee Osbourne ( September 2 1983) is the ‘other’ daughter of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, and the older sister of Jack and Kelly. She is an English singer, actress and is currently a columnist for the pop culture magazine Nylon.