THE Swapo party should know that unemployment means poverty and hunger. They should also know that poverty and hunger does not know the boundaries between the children born in exile and those born in the country. – Jeremiah Nambinga, the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) spokesperson, after learning that the Swapo-led government had directed Cabinet to reserve all entry-level jobs in the public service for people born in exile.
INEQUALITY exists. People are not happy and when you talk about people not being happy what do you expect? They can react. And when they react, then those who have the land will not have the land, people will take over the land. – President Hifikepunye Pohamba saying a new solution should be found for the land issue in Namibia.
THE San are very poor people, but the government doesn’t show much interest for this problem. – Dr Ursula Tegtmeyer, a DWLF volunteer, told The Namibian from Germany saying they had no idea why they were not allowed to help people who do not have access to or cannot afford dentists.
LET us take what the government is giving us and use it for the purpose it was given to us. Let us not use the money given to us on drugs and alcohol. There were already people talking that we should not be given this money. – Gerson Veii, who spoke on behalf of the recipients, expressed gratitude and urged fellow veterans to appreciate everything the government is giving them.
I AM happy to be part of this important day and what is more important is for all citizens to ensure we continue to remain united and embrace the national peace in our country. – Mary Zulu, the wife of Grey Zulu, a former freedom fighter Speaking during this year’s 48th Independence anniversary, urged Zambians to remain united and embrace the prevailing national peace.
From The History Books
WE must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society. – Hillary Clinton (born October 26 1947)is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. As the wife of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
THE greatest gift is not being afraid to question. – Ruby Dee (born October 27 1924) is an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the film A Raisin in the Sun (1961) and the film American Gangster (2007) for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
SUCCESS is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. – William Henry ‘Bill’ Gates III ((born October 28 1955)) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen.