Johannesburg has long been known as the City of Gold. It is the top place that African millionaires call their home.
Female taxi drivers could soon be plying the streets of Cairo, carting their female passengers from point A to point B. Pink Taxi Egypt, a new initiative, wants to make female passengers feel safer while using cabs in the city, but it has already faced criticism.
A carbon-rich pebble found in the shifting sands of the Libyan Desert brings conclusive evidence of a comet hitting the Earth; the extra-terrestrial fragment also holds promise for exciting research into the very beginnings of our solar system.
• All systems go at the SKA
South Africa and Egypt have pooled their supercomputer capabilities to help develop a quicker response time to disasters on the continent.