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    Knighting ceremony for Mbeki?

    Is Thabo Mbeki getting knighted? Can anyone shed any light on this?

    Buried in a news article on Zille's start as DA leader, I found this fascinating:
    Meanwhile, the date for a proposed meeting between Zille and President Thabo Mbeki has yet to be finalised.

    DA spokesperson Martin Slabbert said, however, that the two would see each other on Thursday when Zille would be attending the knighting ceremony of Mbeki at the Anglican Cathedral in Cape Town.
    When I get head down on a project, I tend not to notice too much of what is going on around me. But I really thought I might have noticed this.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    Maybe he needs to prepare for the confrontations with Zille in parliament.

    More seriously though, is it even possible to be knighted in Cape Town?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsd View Post
    More seriously though, is it even possible to be knighted in Cape Town?
    Maybe it's something that can be done in an Anglican Church...

    Mainly I'm touched by the irony. In the midst of an assault on our colonial past, Thabo's going to get knighted.
    The trouble with opportunity is it normally comes dressed up as work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave A View Post
    Mainly I'm touched by the irony. In the midst of an assault on our colonial past, Thabo's going to get knighted.
    I wonder if Thabs would be able to knight Sir Bob the Economy Butcher
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    Zuma was made a honorary pastor of a Church!
    Ironic hmmm!

    He has the political sanction of a church?

    Will Zuma now publically use the title of Pastor Zuma?

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    I too, would have been knighted had I been male! NOW I simply feel slighted. But it's okay, you can call me SLIR
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    Quote Originally Posted by Debbiedle View Post
    I too, would have been knighted had I been male! NOW I simply feel slighted. But it's okay, you can call me SLIR
    Sir Slur it is then. Seems there has been a little too much
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    Hehe, not at ALL Duncan, I cannot even drink a quarter glass of wine without falling over entirely! I do however act every now and again, it scares my teenagers!
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    My soon-to-be-wife said I am her knight in shining armor, do I still need to be knighted?

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    No Stephan, she has already done so.............all that remains now is that the diamond on her finger is as shiny as your armour!
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