Africa and especially South Africa is a land of contradictions. One foot in the first world and the other still stuck firmly in the third it does lend itself to finding the funny in unexpected places.
And innovation, we no longer have to deal with those pesky little bones in our bananas, being a Banana Republic does realign priorities 🙂
African logic from the Meneja himself!
Crime is so bad in Africa that people carry their money in their underpants!
And some traders suffer from delusions of grandeur Mugabi style
Trading hours Africa time, for the non-South Africans it reads:
Times: 9 till fed up although “gatvol” is a much baser more descriptive word.
Not the best choice of name for a restaurant, wonder how popular they are?
The internet is everywhere – cyber cafe township style!
There’s that innovation again – remember we gave the world Mark Shuttleworth!
Translating directly from Afrikaans to English can convey a completely different message.
Cutting edge skills are widely available
And finally one for my hometown, it’s not called “Slaapstad” for nothing.
Slaapstad is a play on the Afrikaans name for Cape Town – Kaapstad and means sleeping city.