Got this funny computer language explanation of the democratic developments in Africa via Accra Books and Things (in an email!) who got it through the very useful, and in this instance entertaining, H-AFRICA H-NET emailing list (H stands for humanities) who in turn credited Derrick Chekwe.
Anyway, here it is:
DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA Program installation:
EGYPT: 100% Complete…
IVORY COAST: 60% [Alert: Virus-Gbagbo detected_Trojan Horse-Ouattarra in Quarantine]
CONGO: Connection lost since 1997
NIGERIA: Starting Connection
ZIMBABWE: 404 Error – Server not found