On the state of the dollar

Scene: South African Airways flight SA265 from Johannesburg to Munich somewhere over Zimbabwe: me: mam do you have any leftover meals? flight attendant: chicken or pasta? me: chicken please flight attendant: 10 dollar (US) me: i only have euros flight attendant: then i’ll take five…

Robots in the streets

We also do not have any robots left on our streets and little traffic so we don’t have the kind of traffic jams I saw in Jo’burg during a power cut. [Zimbabwean journalist writing on how to deal with frequent blackouts in the Sunday Independent] No, this is…