The Mob's influence in SA used to be synonymous with Vito Palazzolo. He's in jail, but the Cosa Nostra continues to expand under new leaders.
Tens of thousands marched in protest in Naples on Saturday against illegal dumping they blamed on the Mafia.
Italian police arrested at least 320 people on Tuesday in dawn raids across the country against the powerful Calabrian Mafia.
Here's an offer that may not be so hard to refuse: a few nights' stay at the former hideout of a ruthless Mafia boss.
Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.