Seriously, this is not acceptable. It could have been cute if it just stopped there but the guy wants his land recognized internationally. African should be aware that this situation could open a pandora box. Integrity of African territory is not a joke. Africa is plundered enough as it is and USA is definitely not a stranger to that situation. African people should remain vigilant now more than ever. Plus, I doubt USA would accept an African declaring a part of amerrican desert his! let’s be serious!
ABINGDON, Va. (CBSDC) — A man made his daughter’s dreams come true by claiming a kingdom so she could become a princess.
Jeremiah Heaton traveled to Bir Tawil, a small mountainous region between Egypt and Sudan in the Egyptian desert. The area is about 800 square miles but isn’t claimed by Sudan nor Egypt because of land disputes dating back more than 100 years.
Heaton planted a flag designed by his three children when he journeyed to the site to claim the land. Now, he has fulfilled a promise to his 7-year-old daughter who he now calls Princess Emily.
“Over the winter, Emily and I were playing, and she has a fixation on princesses. She asked me, in all seriousness, if she’d be a real princess someday,” Heaton told the Bristol Herald Courier. “And I said she would.”
Heaton explained that he began researching what it would take for…
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