Once upon a time

I grew up with a fellow called Reuben that had a remarkable talent: Whenever we wanted to wake up in the wee hours of the morning, and did not have at hand, the legendary Casio Alarm Chrono watch, that we children of the 90s loved very much, all we needed to do was ask Reuben to wake […]

The All-New Land Rover Discovery

  From the press photos, I knew from the outset that it was going to be a little difficult convincing my cynical eye that it was not looking at a Ford Explorer. In the metal, I can’t say my cynical eye was entirely wrong. There is some obvious contemporary Land Rover DNA in the design […]

The Implications of BMW’s New Tech

Now, much derision has been made about the use of driver aids from a purist approach, but in retrospect and with a touch of eye-opening from BMW’s South African bigwigs, one can see their importance. You could say that I may have eventually been swayed; or you could say one can only stay resistant to […]

Kayole Revolution

Around 1960,Africa experienced a revolution. The main agenda was to win independence from the Europeans who were colonizing them. With Ghana having won independence some 3 years earlier, most countries engaged a no surrender fight, using it as their model. The Europeans somehow gave way and most countries gained their much earned Independence. Fast forward […]

Nairobi Auto Festival Talking Points

On 24th May, the annual Nairobi Auto fest took place at the KICC. On a day which started slowly, with the heavily pregnant Nairobi clouds threatening to open up, it was a relief for the organisers when rays of sunshine replaced them. Being the first event of the year to take place, expectations were high […]