Opening a teahouse in Vietnam may seem like taking coal to Newcastle.
Deep in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, by the light of a full moon, I am passed a glass of sugary tea and the discussion of another civil war in the heart of Africa begins. My two hosts in the town of Dilling are commanders in a government-sponsored Arab paramilitary force that a decade ago carried out Darfur-style atrocities against their African neighbors in the surrounding mountains.
For months, National Tea Co., sixth largest U.S. retail grocery chain, had squirmed under the critical gaze of one of its new stockholders.
Ireland have made one change on the bench for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Scotland at Murrayfield from the team that beat England 43-13. After weeks of growing opposition and the largest protest of his eight-month presidency, some of his supporters think so.
From the stage, Deborah Johns is the angry conscience of the tea party movement.