It is four in the morning as I write this, and I have already been awake for an hour. I have been awake for an hour because Econet Wireless sent me a text at three in the morning, telling me my account has been credited with 10 loyalty points for received calls. Now, I don’t…Details
There comes a time when any cellphone user has had enough.
Enough short messages lost in the wind.
Enough calls dropped for no evident reason.
Enough ineplixable network outages, signal droppages and service stoppages.
Every user has their limit, and I believe I have received enough product offers and random useless midnight messages from Econet to last me a lifetime.Details
I am a fan of curry. I will comb through any restaurant menu and if I find a chicken, beef or lamb curry, I will order that first. It is always a surprise to find a nice place with a good, robust curry that’s not too hot, like I did the other day. Patty’s Kitchen…Details
I just took this screenshot from the website of The Standard. There is, of course, a long and colourful history of spelling howlers on Zimbabwe’s news websites, The Herald being the standard-bearer (teehee), but NewsDay is fighting hard to take that cup, and The Independent has moments. Does no-one with responsibility actually CHECK the website…Details
This post has been inspired by an exchange I had with what appeared to be either an Econet higher-up or their flunkie, responding to a post about their website, the link to which I emailed them in good faith. It originally appeared at businessknowhow.com, a generic site for basic business ideas and common sense.Details
I have been whining about small change in supermarkets for months now, even going so far as creating a page on Facebook about it.
A close friend who is a retailer took great offence, and claimed he did all he could to help his customers out, including spending an inordinate amount of time in the banks chasing small change.Details