Monthly Archives: June 2015

Family

Family matters – Daddy cool?

Buying gifts from his travels is stressful, says Jackson Biko, who tries to get the measure of his family The bit about travelling that I find harrowing now is the…

Notebook

Nairobi Notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town For the love of Landrover! They call themselves the Bundu Rovers Club. These are chaps who swear by the Land Rover. They meet…

NyamaChoma

Taste…

Here’s the low-down on what’s cooking What is nyama choma? Nyama choma translates as ‘grilled meat’ and is one of the country’s most enjoyed meals and activities. Nyama choma is…

Sauti-Sol

Meet Sauti Sol

Sauti Sol are Kenya’s biggest Afro-pop band and one of the nation’s cultural gems. The Nairobian quartet, known as much for their socially aware lyrics as their award-winning music, took…

Phone

Innovate

What to expect from the cutting edge of consumer electronics this season OnePlus One plus you Chinese smartphones just keep getting better. Brands like Huawei, ZTE and Xiaomi have figured…

BackToLife

Back to life

Contemplating a safari? African Parks is a non-profit organisation that is restoring some of Africa’s national parks and protected areas. Witness these conservation success stories for yourself by hopping on…

Invest

Invest in Africa

In the first of a new series of columns on investing, Anver Versi explains why Africa is set to boom over the next few decades ‘The Africa we want’ or…

Sport

Game on!

Latest sports news, product reviews and interviews One-to-one: Women’s Football Star Asisat Oshoala  Nigerian women’s football star Asisat Oshoala has the world at her feet as she prepares for the…

Fitness

Get back to fitness

Are your New Year resolutions a distant memory? Has your self-esteem plummeted? Tricia Wanjala sets out eight simple steps to get you back on the right track… Many of us…

OnTrend

On trend

The latest products, style tips and reviews ’Tis the season for fashion weeks, and this time Cape Town will be your host for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in July, when…