"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
President Barack Obama will travel to South Africa next week to participate in memorial
events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African president
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was hospitalised for nearly three
months earlier this year with a lung infection, remains in
Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case have been allowed by South Africa’s National Director of Public Prosecutions to add two firearm charges to
Thami Mazwai is a Resident Executive at Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa. A former journalist and political activist, he is an
‘Cupcakes 4 Kids with Cancer’ organised a fun day with children and adults in Johannesburg to make a giant portrait of former South African president
South African President Zuma sang his closing address at the ANC’s national conference in Mangaung on Thursday.
His song contained get well wishes
The South African city of Johannesburg was treated to an exceptionally rare weather event on Tuesday: snow. Temperatures dropped to below freezing as
School children all over South Africa, have been joining in the 94th birthday celebrations for former president Nelson Mandela.
Around 12 million
Madagascar’s former president Marc Ravalomanana has failed in his attempt to return home after his plane was refused entry to the country’s airspace
These young dancers are from the Dance Factory in Johannesburg. Some started on the streets but, thanks to the school and its director Suzanne le
To celebrate the World Cup, an experimental musician from paris has put together a transcontinental jazz combo – Paris/Joburg – combining French and
Transport strike continues in South Africa as thousands of workers take to the streets leaving commuters stranded.
Protests continue to flare up across South Africa’s townships as residents complain about poor living conditions and a lack of basic services.