Maye Musk, 72, is the mother of Elon, who she raised to be an independent thinker. She, too, had her own unconventional childhood, one in which trekking through the desert in Africa in search of a fabled lost city was the norm every July.
As many African nations have emerged from strict lockdown measures over the month of July, coronavirus cases have accelerated across the continent, casting doubt over the prospect of an imminent economic recovery.
A new report published Thursday by the United Nations Development Programme suggests cash payments to 2.7 billion people living below the poverty line or at risk of falling below it could help slow the spread of Covid-19.
The IMF slashed its economic forecasts once again and warned that public finances will deteriorate significantly.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that "difficult decisions and difficult days lie ahead" as the country stares down the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Spain reopened its borders to British tourists on Sunday in a bid to kickstart its economy while Brazil and South Africa struggled with rising levels of coronavirus infections.
Europe grappled Thursday with local spikes in coronavirus infections as the continent's lockdown restrictions eased.
Countries around the world are opening their borders to international travelers this summer. Here's where you can go now and what's scheduled to open before August.
The coronavirus has infected more than 7.5 million people around the world as of Friday, killing at least 421,032 people.
South Africa will downgrade its coronavirus lockdown measures to level three on June 1, marking what President Cyril Ramaphosa called a "significant shift" in its approach to the pandemic.
Covid-19 has infected more than 5.4 million people worldwide and killed more than 345,059.
Uber is cutting 3,000 more jobs less than two weeks after an initial round of layoffs, CNBC confirmed Monday.
Some industry experts are seeing signs that at least wealthier travelers expect to start going on vacation again during the holiday season. And the well-off who will be willing to fly are headed, largely, to warm-weather spots overseas.
As the coronavirus pandemic halts travel to Africa, poachers are encroaching on land and killing rhinos in tourism hot spots now devoid of visitors and safari guides.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a $26 billion fiscal stimulus package, the largest in his country's history, to tackle the economic fallout from the coronavirus.
Covid-19 has infected more than 2.7 million people around the world as of Thursday, killing at least 190,303 people.
Many governments have announced large amounts of stimulus to support their respective economies, with some taking up more debt to fund those expenditure.
President Trump's announcement that he was going to withdraw U.S. funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) has provoked widespread criticism.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to take action after a wave of gender-based violence, robbery and vandalism across the country.
The coronavirus pandemic could result in between 420 million and 580 million more people, or 8% of the global population, living in poverty, a study by the United Nations University has found.