THERE is nothing, cattle are mostly hard hit by the drought as there is little grazing available. – Daniel Luiperdt of the Swartbooi Traditional Authority, on the severely dry conditions that have hit the Kunene Region this year.
WHEN we bring these complaints to the attention of the police officers they say we are criminals. How can we be criminals if we are yet to be sentenced? – A trail-awaiting prisoner at the Windhoek police holiday cells on complaints that the holding cells are dirty, overcrowded and unhygienic.
THE objective is to supply farmers with day-old chicks so that they can supplement their diet by keeping some chickens and also doing small business of the egg production is more than home consumption. – Chief agriculture extension officer, Ben Haraseb, on close to 172 rural households being supplied with day-old chicks. Each household was supplied with 20-day-old chicks and a cock since the project started in 2009.
THE NNFU expresses its profound concern on the national natural drought disaster due to poor rainfall. Despite hopes and forecasts as reported by the Weather Bureau of possible rain showers, it is now… obvious that Namibia will be experiencing a profound drought situation. – The Namibia National Farmers Union issued a statement voicing their concern over the looming drought.
From the History Books
IF I can do just one tenth of the good Michael Jackson did for others, I can really make a difference in this world. – Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1 1994) is a Canadian pop musician, actor and singer-songwriter. He was discovered in 2008 by American talent manager Scooter Braun, who came across Justin’s videos on YouTube and later become his manager. In 2012, he was named the third most powerful celebrity in the world by Forbes magazine.
SOMETIMES the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. – Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr Seuss, (March 2 1904 – September 24 1991) was an American writer, poet and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his 46 children’s books. His body of work includes ‘Green Eggs and Ham’, ‘The Cat in the Hat’ and ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’. His birthday has been adopted as the annual date for National Read Across America Day.
GOD is a hero. – Stacie Joy Orrico (born March 3 1986) is an American singer, songwriter and occasional actress. In 1998, she signed to ForeFront Records when she was 12 years old, and recorded her first album ‘Genuine’. She is best known for her tracks ‘(There’s Gotta Be) More To Life’, ‘Stuck’ and ‘I’m Not Missing You’.