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   Weekly Joke
  4 November 2004

African smiles

Here are some signs that you won't find anywhere else in the world
except in Africa.

In a restaurant in Zambia:"Open seven days a week and weekends."

On the grounds of a private school in South Africa:"No tresspassing
without permission."

On a window of a Nigerian shop:"Why go elsewhere to be cheated
when you can come here?."

On a poster in Ghana:"Are you an adult who cannot read? If so, we can help."

In a hotel in Mozambique:"Visitors are expected to complain at the
office between the hours of 9.00 am and 11.00am daily."

On a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo: "Take note: When
this sign is submerged, the river is impassable."

In a Zimbabwean restaurant:"Customers who find our waitresses
rude ought to see the manager."

A sign seen on a hand dryer in a Lesotho public toilet:"Risk of electric
shock-Do not activate with wet hands."

In a Botswana jewellery shop:"Ears pierced while you wait."

On one of the buildings of a Sierra Leonne hospital:"Mental Health
Prevention Centre."

In a maternity ward of a clinic in Tanzania:"No children allowed!"

In a cemetery in Uganda:"Persons are prohibited from picking flowers
from any but their graves.

In a Malawi hotel:"It is forbidden to steal towels please. If you are
not a person to do such a thing, please don't read this notice."

A sign posted in an Algerian tourist camping park: "It is strictly
forbidden on our camping site that people of different sex, for instance a man and woman, live together in one tent unless they are married to each other for that purpose."

In a Namibian nightclub:"Ladies are not allowed to have children in the

In a photo studio in Chitungwiza(Zimbabwe):"Photos taken while you wait"

(Thanks Bill)

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