“Spaza” shops – small, informal stores – are the lifeblood of South Africa’s townships, but many owners are finding it harder to stay afloat as the country struggles with a slowing growth rate. David Pollard reports. Continue reading
Oscar Pistorius will face sentencing in June following his conviction for murdering his girlfriend in 2013.
A new study points to the risk that China and India will be facing severe water shortages by 2050 due to a perfect storm of economic growth, climate change, and fast growing populations. Ben Gruber reports.
Parents will soon be able to see how their newborn infant views them, thanks to visual reconstruction research conducted by Swedish and Norwegian researchers. Jim Drury reports. Continue reading
Cliff divers leap 30 metres into the Zambezi River near Victoria Falls.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby discovers his biological father was Sir Anthony Montague Browne, the former private secretary to Britain’s war-time leader Winston Churchill.
British Prime Minister Cameron says he does not have any offshore funds, after leaked Panama documents showed his father had been using a law firm to avoid tax.
Italy manager Antonio Conte will take over at Chelsea after the European championship, replacing interim manager Guus Hiddink.
File footage of a member of the FIFA ethics committee who has himself been placed under a preliminary investigation by the world soccer governing body’s watchdog.
British comedian, Ronnie Corbett, best known for his role in the TV series “The Two Ronnies”, has died at the age of 85.