I WISH the SABC would take me to court. I’d love to wait until they call her name, so I can stand up with the box of ashes, and say ‘here she is’. – A South African woman claims that she has been trying in vain for 15 years to cancel her deceased mother’s SABC television licence.
SYRIA is becoming a playground for competing forces... None of the neighbours is immune to the fallout consequences of the conflict. – UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said that the Syrian war has reached “unprecedented levels of horror” after dozens of men were killed in a grim new massacre.
From The History Books
I realise that much will be asked of me, yet I am resolved to accept it as a great and splendid task. – Queen Beatrix (born January 31 1938) is the queen regnant of the Kingdom of the Netherlands comprising the Netherlands, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Aruba. Beatrix announced her abdication on Monday evening after 33 years on the throne following her mother’s abdication in 1980. Beatrix said she would relinquish the crown at the end of April.