THE fairness of the trial is tainted. – Former Member of Parliament Geoffrey Mwilima’s defense lawyer Jorge Neves argued that his client should be acquitted on all charges at this stage of the main Caprivi high treason trial, in the High Court at Windhoek Central Prison on Wednesday.
WE WILL root out illiteracy by might and force. We are committed to a better and prosperous Namibia. – The Minister of Education Dr Abraham Iyambo in a speech delivered on International Literacy Day at Opuwo in the Kunene Region last Saturday.
WE ARE tired of politicians who want to determine issues for the unions. Iilonga had his time in the unions, and in return, the unions gave him many opportunities. He must leave workers alone so that they have the opportunity to chart their own course. – National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) Secretary General Evilastus Kaaronda told The Namibian after he was barred by the police from entering the Namibia Public Workers’ Union (Napwu) congress venue on Wednesday.
A NATION cannot escape from itself, from all of its truths and all of its lies. The people in the shantytowns feel the shadow of those lies. – Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri during his address at the annual Steve Biko memorial lecture at University of Cape Town in Cape Town on Wednesday.
I AM paid R5 900 per month. Imagine how a family man can survive on such a low salary. – Themba Ngaba one of the Anglo American Platinum mineworkers in Rustenburg, South Africa who where demanding a salary increase.
From The History Books
HE who has the gold makes the rules. – Tyler Perry (September 14 1969) is an American actor, director, screen writer and playwright, producer, author, and songwriter.
AN archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. – Agatha Christie, (September 15 1890 – January 12 1976) was a British crime writer of novels, short stories, and plays.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you. – BB King (born September 16 1925), is an American songwriter, vocalist, and famed Blues guitarist.