Wednesday, June 25, 2008

South Africa's seemingly unstoppable march into oblivion

Na, I'm not going to rave again about Pres Thabo-the-man (Bob Madhat's significant other) or health prevention minister Whiskey-Manto-new-liver-for-me-ASAP, but here's a tell-tale sign as to how rapidly South Africa's heading south: Amazon has stopped delivering to the country, because theft of parcels has become so rampant that it's bad business to do business any longer with South Africans.


  1. AnonymousJune 26, 2008

    You'll love this, Udo: yesterday's Business Report informed us that the South African Post Office was named the National Business of the year for 2008 at the recent National Business Awards in Johannesburg. "The Post Office has taken giant steps towards achieving its vision - to be recognised among the leading providers of postal and related services in the world" (said the panel of judges)! (Clara)

  2. hey clara, that IS so hilarious. reminds a bit of naked-emperor types exercises and the forever ongoing planuebererfuellungen in east germany at the time.


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