The secretary-general of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change party, Tendai Biti, has broken ranks with his leader, former Zimbabwean prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai, a move that could split the party.
The Congress of South African Trade Union has condemned the Democratic Alliance and the African Christian Democratic Party for not supporting Israel Apartheid Week, labelling them hypocrites and shameful supporters of Israel.
New smartphone apps that link to hearing aids are helping people with impaired hearing to pump up the volume on their devices or to use them as headphones to stream phone calls, YouTube videos and music.
John Bingham always drank at the bar holding his glass in his left hand, despite being right-handed. The reason was to be found in his right pocket. "He always had a knuckleduster," explains his daughter, Charlotte Bingham.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
Hotel groups are investing heavily in Africa, where they are expected to create 320,000 jobs by 2017. And Nigeria is one of the nations best positioned to take advantage of this windfall and draw tourists over the coming years.
The year is 2040. The rain is incessant, with storms that last for days. And it is hot. The heat comes in waves that seem to go on for longer and longer. It turns out that the climate-change hype was real. The daily failure of the ageing electricity grid makes...