WE have set ourselves a timeframe to complete the negotiations and hopefully an agreement can still be reached by the end of the week. If not the case, we will continue with the negotiations until a settlement is reached. – Frans Kapofi, the Secretary to Cabinet, on the negotiations between the government, the Namibia Public Workers Union (Napwu) and Namibia National Teachers Union (Nantu) that resumed at the lodge on the outskirts of Windhoek on Wednesday.
I KNOW he [magistrate Matulich] has issues with journalists. I don’t think he is fond of journalists. – One journalist at the coast, on Walvis Bay magistrate, Andre Muluti who admitted that he had made a mistake by preventing a journalist from taking notes in court.
WE would like to see the private sector joining hands with Government to accomplish the task of empowering our youth through education. This is the only way to build a modern economy here at home powered by skilled Namibians. – President Hifikepunye Pohamba, who is also University Of Namibia (Unam) chancellor says during the event were N$ 15 million was raised for the construction of the Unam southern campus.
WE want them [teachers] back so that we can continue with our work, as some of us need urgent assistance with some revision. – A learner urging teachers, who are on strike, to come back to work.
The severity and duration of the crisis in the DRC is stretching the ability of many humanitarian agencies to meet the needs of people affected. – Lydia Wamala, a UN World Food Programme (WFP) public and donor relations officer in Uganda, told IRIN by e-mail. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a highest rate of malnutrition in central and west Africa that are affecting 43 per cent of children under five years.
From The History Books
A WOUND is just a highway to a new and enlightened kind of confidence. Damage is one of the things in emotional aesthetics that makes something great. Like all he scars on a tree or a banged up coffee cup or whatever. Everything you go through is marking your soul. – Kathryn Dawn Lang (born November 2 1961) known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress.
FOR me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again. – Paula Dacia DeAnda (born November 3 1989) is an American pop singer-songwriter and actress.
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little. –Alexzandra Spencer ‘Alexz’ Johnson (born November 4 1986) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist.