Zimbabwe was at the polls this last Saturday, a country infamous for rapid inflation, a president who believes in magic, a despot, a nihilistic government, obviously the people of Zimbabwe want change, nobody in their right mind wants to starve especially if that starvation is caused by the government that says it cares. Reminds one of lyrics from Bob Marley, “how can you be sitting there, saying that you care, when everywhere I look around the people suffer and suffer in everyway” well Mugabe says he cares but the people suffer and suffer in everyway.
Well change is what the people want, but looking at the BBC website one can only hope that people know and understand what must be done. Looking at this fantastic invention/ improvement of the microchip, these American inventors by making the microchip flexible means the use of the micro chip will extend into areas previously unimagined. It is not the microchip that is relevant to
Respecting knowledge will allow
To contribute any society, in this particular case the Zimbabwean society must gear its institutions towards knowledge. Take for example the United Kingdom, by the year 2010, the UK is expected to spend six billion pounds on science, keeping facilities running, these are government departments without counting the aerospace programs, defense research, the private sector etc. True
Zimbabwe is having a fresh start, one must not kid themselves there is nothing in Zimbabwe, there are no taxes as such, cut the tax rate to a flat 10%, get rid of all import duties from any country be it South Africa or Belgium, there is nothing to protect in Zimbabwe, and zero taxes for any new product developed by Zimbabweans for a period of 5 years, this will encourage people to think and try to invent and patent products. Maybe somebody will invent a new type of microchip, they should be encouraged, or a hygienic water cleansing system.