MY aim right now is to do much better than the last time. I know there are many strong runners but I hope that I can finish in the top ten but nothing is impossible. – Namibian marathon runner Helalia Johannes is determined to have a successful Olympics Games in London.
I REPRESENT an impoverished community and I want to make the point that it is only the government of God that will stand the test of time. – Kalkrand resident James Hansen said after he decided to set off on a long walk from Kalkrand to Windhoek to register his dismay at alleged corruption at the village town.
LIFE is really hard. – Maria Ananias, a resident of Tsumeb’s impoverished Kuvukiland informal settlement and mother of four, recounting the hardships she faces on a daily basis, especially after having one of her legs amputated last year.
From the History Books
Outside the kingdom of the Lord there is no nation which is greater than any other. God and history will remember your judgement. – Haile Selassie I (23 July 23 1892 – August 27 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopia’s regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African history.