LADY May has been making a steadily brave history in the music industry, soothing the souls of many across our national diversity. – The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Joel Kaapanda, affirming the counties’ support for Lady May in her bid to win Big Brother Africa Stargame 2012.
IT will just dramatise the practice. – Omusati Governor Sophia Shaningwa emphasised that no ceremony will be held where men will choose women. She was explaining that the name Olufuko, which refers to female initiation into adulthood and where men could choose their brides, may have caused the confusion.
WHY are they talking about a lifting of sanctions dependent on the holding and outcome of a referendum? We don’t think that’s the way to do it. We are saying all sanctions must go...We really have never depended on the EU, we depend on ourselves so their decision on sanctions makes no difference. – Rugare Gumbo, spokesperson for the Zanu-PF on the EU’s decision to link the lifting of sanctions imposed against Zimbabwean firms and individuals to a peaceful vote on a new constitution.
IF timely assistance is not provided, the livelihood system of these vulnerable people could simply collapse in a few months’ time. – Abdulla Bin Yehia, FAO representative in Syria warned about the potential effects of food shortagess spurred on by the conflict in the Middle East country.
Close to a million people need crop and livestock assistance such as seeds, food for animals, fuel and repair of irrigation pumps. – A joint statement by the FAO and the UN’s World Food Programme said three million Syrians need food, crops and livestock assistance, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation on Thursday, citing a survey by the United Nations and the Syrian government.
What we have been getting is less than credible, shoddy workmanship. – The government is exploring measures to stop the ongoing construction of sub-standard houses by the private sector contractors it hires, Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale said on Thursday.
We never talk about this. – Bayan Jumah, a swimmer from Aleppo, Syria a city wrecked with violence during one of the most important battles of a 17-month uprising against the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
From the history books
MUSIC has that power because music is not like politicians. Music is always there. Politicians come in every four or five years, lie to the people, get what they want at that time, and disappear, but music is there every time. It can change the world. – Lucky Dube, (August 3 1964 – October 18 2007) was a South African Reggae musician. He recorded 22 albums in a 25-year period and was South Africa’s biggest selling reggae artist.
THERE is no such thing as ‘on the way out’ as long as you are still doing something interesting and good; you’re in the business because you’re breathing – Louis Armstrong (August 4 1901 – July 6 1971), nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American Jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Every parent wants to see their kids excel. – Patrick Aloysius Ewing (born August 5 1962) is a Jamaican-American retired Hall of Fame basketball player. He played most of his career with the NBA’s New York Knicks as their starting center and played briefly with the Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic. Ewing was named as the 16th greatest college player of all time by ESPN.