Author: Angus Shaw

Catching up in lockdown

IN ANOTHER LIFE? An Argentine correspondent researching the matter tells me that one Angus Shaw was shot dead with 40 of his fellow anarchists on December 8, 1921 in a...

A Bridge Too Far

Our Zimbabwe government boasts it has opened a nice new bridge in rural Mvurwi that cost of up to US$ 1.8 million. It’s a piddly little bridge, if you ask...

Flying high for the few

As Mr Mnangagwa gets a luxury jet to fly from Harare to Bulawayo, his people insist the plane is on free loan from his new friends in the United Arab...

Water, water, what a mess

Bravo, bravo to the gallant conservationists who have stopped construction work on the Monovale vlei and wetlands.  Opposition to their campaign came from vested interests but at least this time...

What a palaver

So grandfatherly old Mr Biden kissed a woman’s hair on the back of her head. He touched noses with another, not the eskimo greeting but an encroachment on her private...

Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah

It goes on and on. Sanctions blah, blah, blah. Economy rebounding, blah, blah, blah, currency collapsing blah, blah blah. A looting continua, blah, blah, blah.  Not to leave Kim Jong-un...

Lies, lies and more damned lies

It beggars belief. Our friend Botswana was going to lend us $600 million, we were told in the state media. ( The equivalent in height in $100 bills of 600...