1 Aug 2021
Famine is devastating the south of Madagascar, the first country in the world to experience such conditions due to climate change, according to the UN. The current situation -- brought on by years of persistent drought -- prompted World Food Programme executive director David Beasley, who recently visited the country, to say it was akin to "something you see in a horror movie."
4 Jun 2021
A Turkish shoemaker has been making specially-designed shoes for star athletes with giant feet at his shoe shop in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul on Friday. Oncel Kalkan, who has been working in Istanbul for 41 years, designs dress shoes for athletes from all over the world, mostly NBA stars with big feet who struggle to find the right size.
13 Mar 2021
South Africa's community of aficionados of sneakers has been growing since the 1990s. Trendy dressers are willing to fork out as much as 100,000 rand (USD4,500) for their footwear.
28 Jul 2020
Residents in one Berlin neighborhood were bemused when their shoes began vanishing. The prolific shoe thief turned out to be a fashion-conscious fox with a passion for footwear.
25 May 2020
A pair of Nike Air Jordan’s worn during an NBA game in 1985 by basketball legend Michael Jordan has been sold for a princely $560,000 – the most money ever paid for a pair of sneakers.
26 Feb 2020
Guardian TV takes a look at inside one of Nigeria's biggest leather market, Mushin. The market which started with about five people on Wey street today has expanded and grow to become an all commerce market where over 300 shops sell different leather materials.
20 Sep 2019
DW’s very own style maven Gerhard Elfers has an important message: Don't give shoes for birthdays, Christmas or as a present in general! Too risky. They must be selected with utmost care, for shoes reflect our personality.
18 May 2017
Lionel Messi's fiance and Luis Suarez' wife opened their own shoes and accessories store on Wednesday in Barcelona.
27 Mar 2017
A San Francisco start-up is embracing environmental sustainability and cashing in with a line of woman's shoes made of recycles water bottles.