Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-08-31 08:03
SO finally the six finalists in the country’s very first shoe design competition was announced yesterday, and boy was I jealous when those six each received N$2 000 cash! And this is besides the main prize which will see 200 pairs of each of their designs being manufactured and sold at Streethouse outlets across the country.
By latest 1 November the six designs chosen by the public and judges from Streethouse and its partner in the competition, Student Lounge, from an initial 1 500 entries, will be on the shelves. Read more about Young designers shine!
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2011-08-31 07:56
KABUL - August has become the deadliest month for US troops in the nearly 10-year-old war in Afghanistan, where international forces have started to go home and let Afghan forces take charge of securing their country.
A record 66 US troops have died so far this month, eclipsing the 65 killed in July 2010, according to a tally by The Associated Press. This month’s death toll soared when 30 Americans - most of them elite Navy SEALs - were killed in a helicopter crash 6 August. Read more about Deadliest month for US in Afghanistan
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-08-30 09:25
On a shopping trip to the city, a backwoods farmer bought a 24-piece jigsaw puzzle. He worked on it every night for two weeks. Finally, the puzzle was fi nished. “Look what I’ve done, Jess,” he said proudly to a visiting neighbour. “That’s surely somethin’, Willard. How long did it take you?” “Only two weeks.” “Never done a puzzle myself,” Jess said. “Is two weeks fast?” “Darn tootin’,” Willard said. “Look at the box. It says, ‘From two to four years.’” Read more about Speedy Jigsaw
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-08-30 09:24
One day a man went to an auction to bid on a parrot. He kept getting outbid, so he bid higher and higher and higher. Finally, after he bid way more than he intended, he won the bid - the parrot was his at last! As he was paying for the parrot, he said to the Auctioneer, “I sure hope this parrot can talk. I would hate to have paid this much for it, only to fi nd out that he can’t talk!” “Don’t worry.” said the Auctioneer, “He can talk. Who do you think kept bidding against you?” Read more about Parrot Auction