The Zulu greeting, “Sawubona” (meaning “I see you”) has been co-opted as the name for South African Airways’ magazine.
by Dee McLachlan
Well, I can confirm — terrorism is a thing of the past. On my travels to South Africa, a few weeks ago, I was allowed to eat with a metal knife and fork on South African Airways. Maybe the logic is that if a terrorist hijacks the plane with a metal knife — well, there are 260 passengers also holding knives in retaliation. The airline was more worried about the new Samsung phones with faulty batteries.
I personally find the whole security business such a farce. I avoided the body scanners, but was subjected to the most ridiculous “explosives test” analysis. They should have used that little “swabber” on the rubble of Building 7. [Read more…]