A flag embodies the hopes and aspirations of a country or state. It's more than just an emblem — it's a grand statement. So it's too bad so many flags are kind of boring. Here are some flags from throughout history (plus a few current ones) that bring some serious pizzazz.
Koevoet veterans: ‘We don’t give a damn for other people’s wars’
A wall of remembrance and a statue honouring those controversial Koevoet soldiers who died in service were unveiled this weekend. In attendance were numerous Koevoet veterans: some still bearing the physical scars of battle, others surviving wherever they can find work. By DE WET POTGIETER.