12 April 2011 | Living
◄ I didn’t see all the big five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard), but leopard was the only one missing on my brief visit to Zimbabwe. In other countries in Africa the rules are that you must stay (safely) in your vehicle. In Zimbabwe if you want to get out an...
Returning to Zimbabwe
7 April 2011 | Places
You can trash a reputation in a flash, it takes a long time to rebuild it. Robert Mugabe pretty much managed to destroy Zimbabwe’s economy and in the process chased away most of the country’s tourists. He did such a comprehensive job of wrecking things nobody has noti...
28 October 2009 | Living
Earlier this year I was fortunate to meet a man whom I admire enormously – Mo Ibrahim. Born in Sudan he followed a BSc at the University of Alexandria in Egypt with an MSc and then a PhD in the UK and a career in mobile technology culminated with setting up his own Af...