The materials needed to make art can be expensive, too expensive for some. But one artist in South Africa has found away to combine his artistic passion and his love of recycling. Mbongeni Buthelezi collects plastic bags from the streets around his Johannesburg studio and melts them to create a unique kind of art — he calls it "plastic fantastic."
South Africa changed dramatically when apartheid was abolished in 1990. But for many white South Africans, it was an unwelcome change. Producer Andrea Crossan of PRI's The World visited Johannesburg in 1999 and was tutored in white fears.
South African couple Monique Joubert and Rui Moca promised each other that next time it snowed in Johannesburg they would get married. So when it snowed Tuesday, they called a local radio station and organized it in three hours.