Only in Effrika

Nice place if it wasn't for some of the locals
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Re: Only in Effrika

#321 Post by G-CPTN » Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:56 am

Will the Ellies be sent singly - or as a 'parade'?

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#322 Post by tango15 » Wed Apr 03, 2024 9:14 am

G-CPTN wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:56 am
Will the Ellies be sent singly - or as a 'parade'?
Two by two?

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#323 Post by Wodrick » Wed Apr 03, 2024 9:23 am

Walk 'em, if Hannibal could do it ..........

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#324 Post by Woody » Wed Apr 03, 2024 11:59 am

Jumbo jets B-)
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#325 Post by G-CPTN » Wed Apr 03, 2024 1:53 pm

Thread drift:-
"Why were there no dinosaurs in Noah's Ark?"

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#326 Post by Fox3WheresMyBanana » Tue Jun 25, 2024 3:59 pm

Protesters in Kenya none-too-happy at the new eco-taxes.
Parliament at least briefly occupied. Reports of live rounds being fired, seemingly confirmed by this video
https://x.com/WarMonitors/status/1805572654671200601

Video was taken from just outside Parliament. I've geolocated it to here
https://www.google.com/maps/place/1%C2% ... ?entry=ttu

Some of the protesters taking the opportunity for a late breakfast in Parliament's cafeteria, forks optional.
Well, Man Utd fans; what else did you expect? ;)))
https://x.com/KinyanBoy/status/1805576433168679255

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#327 Post by Fox3WheresMyBanana » Tue Jun 25, 2024 4:47 pm

Telegraph reporting 8 dead and 50+ wounded, presumably all protesters.

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#328 Post by Ex-Ascot » Tue Jul 02, 2024 2:11 pm

Orange is down. Went onto their website:
Orange Botswana acknowledges the frustration of customers across the country as regards the quality of network coverage on voice and data from last week, and which persist to date. We continue to work to resolve the current network challenges and this remains our greatest priority. It is a lot to ask, we recognise, but we humbly request that you bear with us as we work to restore your confidence and comfort in our services.
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Re: Only in Effrika

#329 Post by Ex-Ascot » Sat Jul 06, 2024 12:10 pm

OK this drilling rig got stuck in the dried up lagoon about 100m from this location by the safari camp. They dug it out from a point fairly close to the shore. Then they took it further out onto the lagoon where the ground is softer. Of course it sunk again. Then they took the back right wheel off and dug a big hole under where it had been. Put it back on. Now before we left 30 mins ago they have three wheels well and truly sunk in apart from the back right which is left suspended above a huge hole. ^!
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#330 Post by llondel » Tue Jul 09, 2024 5:40 pm

They can't even harness up some local hippos to drag it out.

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#331 Post by Ex-Ascot » Wed Jul 10, 2024 6:20 am

They got it out after dark. Yes indeed no hippos to help, or hinder.
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