"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
In South Africa, knitting is being used to beat gang culture.
Armed with nothing more than wool and needles, grandmother Connie Abrahams is
At least 19 children and their driver were killed in a minibus crash, trapped inside the burning vehicle.
South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…
Scuffles have broken out during protests in Johannesburg: one, calling for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma and another in support of the leader.
South Africa's highest court has dismissed an appeal by government to uphold a ban on the sale of rhino horns in the country.
South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has been backed by his ruling ANC amid growing calls for him to step down.
Pigcasso was originally bred to be slaughtered at a pig farm but was rescued at just four weeks old by Joanne Lefson, who was upset by the squalid conditions she was kept…
South Africa mourns the loss of anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada who has died aged 87.
The Cape Town cycling tour was cancelled on Sunday (March 12) due to gale-force winds blowing in excess of 100 km per hour across parts of the cycling route.
Cape Town’s 40th annual Cycle Tour has been cancelled due to extremely high winds that made it hard for cyclists to even stay on their bikes.
In South Africa, roads leading to Johannesburg’s airport have been disrupted by taxi drivers protesting against Uber.
Rescuers have been continuing the search for possible victims after the collapse of a roof at a hospital in Johannesburg.
The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.
There were violent clashes inside South Africa’s parliament on Thursday, (February 9), as members of the Economic Freedom Fighters, (EFF), were forcibly removed.
Brawls have broken out inside South Africa’s parliament after opposition MPs were thrown out of the chamber during President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation…
Joost van der Westhuizen, South Africa's scrum half at the 1995 World Cup, has died aged 45 from motor neurone disease.
Living leopards thanks to fake pelts
Designers in Africa have seen their craft suffer during an economic crisis which has hit the continent.
Thousands of South Africans took to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jacob Zuma.
A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government