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twitter a bit out of its depth?

twitter a bit out of its depth?

So then when Michael Jackson died there was a whole lot of noise about how Twitter as well as Google’s news service had experienced some down-time because of the amount of requests made by...

zanu pf and mdc

zanu pf and mdc

So Jacob Zuma is making his way to Harare for the opening of that poor cousin of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair(mind you they are both piss poor now), the Harare something show. Look...

the caster semenya saga

the caster semenya saga

So this little – ok maybe not physically little – comes out of nowhere and smashes records. Instead of the world applauding her, the International Association of Athletic Federations decides it is a good...

The fuss about Lockerbie

The fuss about Lockerbie

Now let it be said, before I get myself lynched, tarred and of course feathered I have the deepest sympathy for the families who lost their loved ones in the bombing over Lockerbie. So...

a toast to the heroes of the liberation struggle

a toast to the heroes of the liberation struggle

Today I sit in an apartment. I go to any place I please. I believe in possibilities. I can even dream of the presidency. All that is possible because there are people who suspended...

digital piracy gives control back to users

digital piracy gives control back to users

So the whole industry thing is up in arms and going about arresting people they call pirates in the name of some warped system of supposedly justified retribution and all that other rubbish. Now...

mic inity a whisper away from taking throne as king of Zimbabwean reggae scene

mic inity a whisper away from taking throne as king of Zimbabwean reggae scene

Men, women and anything in between all make their way to the Mannenberg Jazz Club every Wednesday for the highlight of an entertainment week to be privy to the Mic Inity experience. Now I...

rainbow towers, horror show

rainbow towers, horror show

Now that is not a title for a show at the hotel formerly known as the Sheraton. It’s not a gimmick. It’s the experience you get from going there. The only time I have...

my zimbabwe’s heroes acre shame

my zimbabwe’s heroes acre shame

So we always make fun of the ignorance of Americans about their own country but I had a horrible moment recently. When the local broadcaster Zimbabwe TV was showing the heroes of the struggle...

dstv targetted at africa’s white community?

dstv targetted at africa’s white community?

So then there are loads of us who get tuned to so much more and all that other stuff. We love the football and all that other stuff. We get tuned into the other...

civic society blocking constitutional reforms?

civic society blocking constitutional reforms?

Now work with me on this for a moment. Yes we all watched or read the news yesterday about the whole invasion by the Old Man’s supporters when the all-stakeholders conference was about to...

new constitution? what constitution?

new constitution? what constitution?

So then the so-called indaba on the forming of the new Zimbabwe constitution has started. Becoming something like Samuel Beckett play isn’t. A lot of noise but nothing happens.. again But on the streets...

women now cheaper by the dozen

women now cheaper by the dozen

Nothing surprising about the headline now is there? I sit in any one of the drinking holes and they all come in their droves. Any other day they are the ‘decent’ girls who work...

another conference and a lot more hot air

another conference and a lot more hot air

No everyone will know that I am not the biggest fan of anything that is referred ti as a festival, workshop, conference or convention. I do not like them and I think they are...

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