Econet scratch cards do not cause skin cancer!

Social networks can be great things. If you’ve ever heard of a ‘viral video’ you know how easily something funny and unique can spread like wildfire through the use of social connections. The same problem can occur with hoaxes and bogus information. The problem is when someone socially well-connected either tweets or posts something bogus,…

Is Telecel any good?

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.

Responding to critics without looking uncool

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, a generic site for basic business ideas and common sense.

Inspired to Spell Things Wrong

Updated below I ranted at Econet about their mobile broadband offering on my personal blog earlier this month, and posted a screenshot of a MASSIVE typo on the (new) homepage. It’s still there today. Judge for yourself. Also, the share price hasn’t changed either. Is anybody out there? Update 1 At 1156hrs today, I mailed…