ALL too often we read nightmare stories about students left abroad in schools without the promised bursaries or loans from the Ministry of Education being disbursed. We also read of students at our local higher education institutions left without promised payments being made.
GLOBAL fish stocks are exploited or depleted to such an extent that without urgent measures we may be the last generation to catch food from the oceans. It has been some time since most humans lived as hunter-gatherers – with one important exception. Fish are the last wild animal that we hunt in large numbers. And yet, we may be the last generation to do so.
FATHER Christmas, also known as Santa Claus, has been around for many years. Since childhood, we have been made to believe that a white-haired and white-bearded man of Caucasian origin, who wears a red and white outfit, is the person who brings us gifts for Christmas.
Thus, Father Christmas and gifts have become synonymous.