Abalone is considered a seafood delicacy and an aphrodisiac in Asia and it's found in South African waters, but the demand for the small sea snail is so great, that South Africa's abalone is threatened
South Africa's former leaders were criticized for downplaying the AIDS epidemic there. Now a new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the disease. Rhoda Metcalfe reports on The World.
A South African design team has come up with a plan for building affordable housing -- using sandbags. But the houses may still cost more than the South African government can afford. Correspondent Terry Fitzpatrick reports for The World from Cape Town.
Terry Fitzpatrick reports from Cape Town on an effort to save threatened South African penguins. One conservation group is building special nesting igloos so more of the penguins will make it to adulthood.
The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Cape Town, South Africa. That's where Nelson Mandela gave his first speech after being released from prison 20 years ago today. Cape Town resident Vanessa Watson remembers seeing Mandela that day right outside her home.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Alex Capstick in Cape Town, South Africa, about the controversy surrounding Nigeria's president and his decision to ban the national team from competing, following a bad performance at the World Cup.
Intonga stick fighting is a martial art that has been practiced in southern Africa for centuries. In several townships around Cape Town, stick fighting is making a comeback, and earning some people some money. Reporter Anders Kelto explains.