Wimbledon set for heat breaks — but only for women
Wimbledon, for long associated with depressing rain delays, will introduce emergency playing rules for hot weather for the first time on Wednesday when temperatures are expected to reach
Germany, US set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final
The German juggernaut will run into the United States wall when the top-ranked nations clash on Tuesday at Montreal's Olympic Stadium with a spot in the Women's World
How to know if your batteries are dead or alive
Friday laughs: No more dead batteries during load shedding.
The solidarity fridge: Spanish town’s cool way to cut food waste
June 26, 2015
The large white fridge sits prominently on a pavement in Galdakao, a small city on the outskirts of Bilbao. A wooden fence has been built around it, in more
The fashion designer who felt the call of the ancestors
June 25, 2015
Karabo Finger was not surprised when she was called to be a traditional healer. Her mother was a ngaka (sangoma) and she comes from a long line of more
A bobble head doll of former secretary of state and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is seen on a display with other figures at a store in New York on June 19, 2015. Clinton launched her bid to become the first woman president of the US, promising the struggling middle classes renewed prosperity. (AFP)
Hillary Clinton on course to win presidential election, poll says
June 24, 2015
Hillary Clinton is on course to win the Democratic primary and would go on to trounce her Republican opponents, according to a new poll. The NBC News/Wall Street more
2015 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria seek to step up after years as also-rans
June 4, 2015
Nigeria have been Africa's commanding team in women's soccer, ever present at every Women's World Cup, and are finally hoping to step up and join the list of more
2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup fixtures
June 2, 2015
Fixtures for the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup to be held in Canada from June 6 to July 5 (all times GMT):   GROUP STAGE Group A Saturday, more
10 things about marriage in South Africa
May 19, 2015
Back in the 1950s Frank Sinatra sang about how love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. But these days, for some couples, love seems to more
The new queens of Afrobeat
May 15, 2015
It seemed inevitable that Nigerian-German singer Nneka would make a roots trip album. The 34-year-old accompanied Damian Marley and Nas on their 2010 Distant Relatives tour, a project more
The Mask You Live In
May 14, 2015
Watch the trailer for The Mask You Live In, a documentary from The Representation Project, which uses film as a catalyst for cultural transformation by challenging limiting stereotypes. more
Kagiso Lesego Molope is at odds with Percy Fitzpatrick
May 8, 2015
Kagiso Lesego Molope has won the English Academy of Southern Africa’s Percy Fitzpatrick prize for youth literature for her novel This Book Betrays My Brother (Oxford University Press, more
Baltimore mom: To see my son at riots with rock in hand, ‘I just lost it’
April 30, 2015
Toya Graham tells "CBS This Morning" that she confronted her son because she didn't want him "to be a Freddie Gray". Image - Screengrab of CBS video
ANC rebukes its women’s league
April 24, 2015
The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) has lost patience with the ANC Women’s League. It was reprimanded for failing to run political programmes that benefit women, being unable more
Personalised picture book becomes runaway bestseller
April 21, 2015
David Cadji-Newby used to get an email alert every time a copy of his personalised picture book was bought from his website. There would be just a few more