The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.
With the diplomatic ball firmly back in South Africa's court following the expulsion of six of its diplomats from Rwanda, the department of international affairs persisted in its silence on the matter.
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...