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Some stirring remarks on British tea

Since 1638, tea has had a rich and varied history in Russia and the samovar has become a symbol of hospitality and comfort.

One of Russia’s most celebrated writers, Alexander Pushkin even highlights the role of tea in establishing romantic … Read the rest

Outsourcing in America

You’ve spent twenty plus years loyally working in Information Technology (IT) for Southern California Edison, and eighteen months ago your boss tells you that they are going to study outsourcing but not to worry, “your position is safe.” On the … Read the rest

German company denies bribes

A German company that allegedly bribed middlemen to get contracts to supply the South African government with warships denied the claims on Monday, the SABC reported.

Klaus Wiercimok, senior house attorney at ThyssenKrupp maritime systems, told the Seriti Commission of … Read the rest

SA performs first penis transplant

South African doctors announced Friday that they had performed the world’s first successful penis transplant, three months after the ground-breaking operation.

South Africa has long been a pioneer of transplant surgery. In 1967, Chris Barnard performed the world’s first heart … Read the rest