It is that time of the year where people who do not really care for football suddenly pay attention to the game. The World Cup seems to grab attention of many who would otherwise not be caught dead watching a football game and turns them into serious fans by touching on their patriotism.
News about the Attorney General of Ethiopia preparing to institute law suits to challenge the Teff patents that have been issued in European countries emerged last week during the Minister of Science and Technology’s report to parliament.
I am in Cape Town this week and I find this city to be absolutely gorgeous. There is the table top mountain that hovers over you as you drive around, it has the very bottom tip of the African continent known as Cape of Good Hope.
I often think about luxury and necessity these days. Ask questions such as, what is necessary and what is luxury? How does time affect the classification of the two? Can a necessity become luxury and vice-versa? Or is it the move only one way, from luxury to necessity?
Have you been following on the story of the Ethiopian treasures from Maqdala being sent to Ethiopia “on long-term loan”? It is one of those stories that I cannot believe we are debating in 2018, one would think we have evolved and things are now different. Yet, one would be surprised