Two weeks after several South African provinces were hit by a wave of deadly violence, the process of rebuilding their destroyed infrastructure and reopening the scores of looted shops has yet to begin.
27 Feb 2021
Singaporean Sue-Anne Chng used to wear a different outfit on all 15 days of the Lunar New Year, when it is customary to don new clothes to symbolise a fresh start. But this year she will wear second-hand items exchanged for her old clothes at a store catering to people concerned about the impact of fast fashion on the environment. Several swapping initiatives, from permanent shops to pop-up events, have appeared in the affluent city-state in a bid to encourage consumers to make the most of what is already in their closets.
10 Feb 2021
Erin Osun, Lobu residents flee as communities, houses, shops, vehicles burnt
28 Dec 2020
Fire razes 254 shops in Yar' Kasuwa in Abuja
26 May 2020
Restaurants, shops and museums are now allowed to reopen in Italy, under certain conditions. For many business owners, the new rules remain too difficult to operate under.
4 Apr 2020
Schools, restaurants, offices and shops are closed. Public life has come to a halt in Europe. How long can these measures last? More and more voices are calling for an exit strategy.
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.