The City of Johannesburg has announced interim plans to deal with the damage to the southern and western parts of the city caused by a severe storm which took place on Saturday.
The Cradlestone Mall, a body shop and homes on Johannesburg's West Rand were ripped apart on Monday.
As we move closer together on this contracting globe, as we encounter difference more and more, and open our eyes, ears, taste buds and hearts to other cultures, I feel that the way we care about others truly deserves some attention.
Virtually any IoT device can be integrated with a critical communication platform to improve its self-regulation and ability to communicate. Imagine a world where your appliances and business applications could self-diagnose. For example, airports can identify when a new bulb is needed on a runway.
More than 300 people, mostly children, died when the Sewol sank.
We had just settled ourselves in the deserted garden when three chaps in football shirts piled in. To be honest they looked a little old to be wearing football shirts, but as I said don't judge a book by its cover (well, only in your head, never out loud).
On Friday the 24th June Britain woke up split through the middle, with a 51.9% - 48.1% majority decision to leave the EU. Very few, even the Brexiters, had believed Britain would leave the EU after four decades of economic and political benefit. To many it is now going to be a very tortuous journey for Project Europe which has helped keep the peace for decades after two horrific world wars in the last century.
The image of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler washed ashore on a Turkish beach, is one of the most resonant of our times. A
We need to get different sectors talking. Climate change and water are intertwined and we need to speak each other's language when it comes to planning and funding adaptation efforts. We can no longer have countries develop water policies that don't include climate risks, nor can climate planners operate without consulting key water ministries.
Japanese boat man gives a crash course in disaster management. Standing on the bridge of the Himawari (sunflower), the boat