It's an idea worth its weight in gold - the South African Mint wanted to do something special to celebrate the 50th birthday of their currency, the Krugerrand. 50 coins, weighing 1.5 kilograms each. A special edition for collectors.
A dream of transforming a polluted wetland into a meeting place for young people has seen a thriving canoe club become established in the disadvantaged area of Khayelitsha, just outside of Cape Town in South Africa.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the massive moorlands of Congo, see how to avoid baboon break-ins in South Africa and get back to the roots with traditional African vegetables.
Germany's central bank has completed an initiative to bring half of the country's gold reserves home three years ahead of schedule, as it repatriated all of its gold kept in Paris and a third of its reserves in the US.
A new study shows that women often pay more for goods and services than men in Europe's biggest economy. Though unofficial, the "pink tax" has worked its way into many different parts of daily life.
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