The History of Ethiopia’s National Flag Ethiopia

The History of Ethiopia’s National Flag Ethiopia

The History of Ethiopia’s National Flag Ethiopia had never been conquered by a colonial power and defeated the Italians, in their quest of an African colony, on 1 March 1896 at the Battle of Adwa (usually known as Adowa, or sometimes by the Italian name Adua),...
Mandela on Haile Selassie

Mandela on Haile Selassie

  What do Haile Selassie and Mandela have in common? Among other things, both are Africa’s most prominent politicians who have come to be considered as inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Though one was a symbol of regal and feudal power and the other a...
Food For Taught – Ital Living

Food For Taught – Ital Living

(The origin of “Vegan Living”) The contemporary ethics of eating, which is known as “Vegan,” is often erroneously accredited to Elsie Shrigley and Donald Watson in the history books.  In August 1944, Elsie Shrigley and Donald Watson (a conscientious objector later to...
Gov’t Actively Looking Into Reforming Ganja Law

Gov’t Actively Looking Into Reforming Ganja Law

BY ALICIA DUNKLEY Senior staff reporter dunkleya@jamaicaobserver.com Monday, October 28, 2013 JUSTICE Minister Senator Mark Golding has said active consideration is being given to reforming the law relating to ganja in Jamaica to allow its use, but within certain...
The Amazing History of the Hemp Plant

The Amazing History of the Hemp Plant

The Ras Tafari Nation have been murdered, beaten, prosecuted, imprisoned, humiliated and belittled more so than any other group of people for there association with Hemp. Known by an assortment of names including Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, Bhang, Dagga, Ganga,...