Dr. Kwadwo Safo is, according to his own legend, many things. He is a Pentecostal pastor. He is an inventor. Now he claims to be Ghana’s first carmaker as well. Over the past year, his Kantanka Automobile Company has made international news with its vehicles, mature industrial products emerging fully realized from a…
Video has now emerged showing the terrifying situation on the interior of the Daallo Airlines flight that suffered an explosive decompression mid-air yesterday, with one person sucked from the aircraft and later found dead, and two others injured.
A Daallo Airlines flight traveling from Somalia to Djibouti in East Africa landed after an explosion tore a gaping hole in the Airbus A321 jet. Two were reportedly injured, though local eyewitness reports say that a “severely burnt body” was spotted falling from the sky.
This morning, we wrote about how silly Harleys are as police bikes. Tonight, we bring you proof that a.) BMWs are better for chasing a perp on and off-road, and b.) that shooting a gun while riding through a city is pure fucking madness. But sometimes it works, kind of!
A few months ago, a new image of the ever-expanding Camp Lemonnier base in Djibouti popped up on Google Earth. Images of the U.S. outpost have been watched closely by military analysts as America’s presence in Africa increases. This new image showed a H-92 Superhawk on the special operations ramp, an aircraft the U.S.…
A pair of RAF Lakenheath based USAF F-15E Strike Eagles that were bristling with live bombs and air-to-air missiles, along five KC-135R tankers, flew on a secretive and grueling 12 hour mission over the Southern Mediterranean on Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day.
Toyota built a Group A Mk III Supra and ran it in the toughest World Rally Championship event on the planet! Here is the car's very much forgotten story.
Boeing has announced the development of a new alternative jet fuel, based on a hybrid tobacco plant. The aircraft manufacturer has partnered with South African Airways to develop the sustainable fuel, which should also enhance the South African economy without encouraging cigarette smoking.
After numerous complaints about the bad state of a South African road, some members of Parliament decided to give an inspection to see if it was as accident-prone as suggested. And then this happened.
Long before Audi, there was DKW and Auto Union. If you thought Saab two-strokes were the business, check out what a three-cylinder two-stroke of German origin could do surrounded by the wilderness of Africa.
About 75% of Equitorial Guinea is below the poverty line, but that didn't stop the son of the country's dictatorial leader from buying two Bugatti Veyrons, a Ferrari Enzo and 599 GTO, a Maserati MC12, a Porsche Carrera GT, an Aston Martin One-77, a Rolls-Royce, and a handful of other supercars. He'll probably never…
This is not offroading. This is, in fact, a road in Burkina Faso.
"I think we lost the deposit," quipped a German tourist after a five-ton elephant smashed in his safari car's window.
Alright, so no actual pants were peed as this was shot in South Africa where I'm sure things like this happen all the time, but my pants would certainly be soiled if there was a goddamn TIGER that just decided to take a nap on my roof and use the spare tire as a pillow.
Today we heard about a prototype truck for Africa that you and your best buds can build in 11.5 hours. What would it take to get you behind the wheel?
One of motorsport's more dramatic pictures, this is British driver David Piper's Ferrari 250 GTO in Angola, 1962. It was part of a trip filled with victories, but defined by controversy.
Hot rods, exotics, and motorcycles, streaming out into the flat, open desert. It looks like the American West, but it's actually along the border between Namibia and Botswana. It's Speed Week — in Africa.
The cars that tend to interest me the most right now are at the extreme low end of the spectrum. Whatever the opposite of supercars are— üntercars, or something.