Tourists visiting South Africa's most iconic landmark are being targeted by criminals.
In Tanzania, an entrepreneur turns waste cooking oil into an alternative to diesel fuel and (as a bonus) liquid soap.
Although it is helpful to have reliable numbers on rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo, that doesn't change the fact that so far there's no answer on how to bring those numbers down.
The Mexican city of Mérida in Yucatan state was officially declared a "City of Peace" for its security record. The Yucatan state was the only one in Mexico to register no drug-related murders in 2010.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack avenging bin Laden's death today. But local police doubt that the Taliban was directly involved, or that revenge was the main motive.
Leaders like Greg Mortenson are just people like ourselves, striving to do good. We all need to be vigilant to stay true to our good purpose.
Even though fewer than a quarter of Koreans are Buddhists, the celebration for Buddha's birthday, the Lotus Lantern Festival, is one of the country's biggest annual events.