Severe storms and heavy rains in KwaZulu-Natal, and worsening drought in the Eastern Cape are taking their toll on people and livestock.
The South African Weather Service says residents should brace themselves as more, heavy rainfall is expected in some parts of Ethekwini Municipality including Durban and the Ugu district in southern KwaZulu-Natal for the rest of the day.
Alibaba netted sales worth $30 billion on its platforms on Singles’ Day last year, dwarfing the $7.9 billion US online sales for Cyber Monday.
The Mossel Bay Municipality and residents have donated over 100 000 litres of water to drought-stricken farmers in the Klein Brak and Ruiterbos areas.
Scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The discovery of the new strain has been reported in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.
A probe into Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s credit card practices has been initiated after tweets from a tech entrepreneur alleged gender discrimination in the new Apple Inc card algorithms that are used to determine credit limits.
Daily commuters in New Delhi have become the primary victims of toxic smog that has plagued the Indian capital and nearby areas for days.
NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 “Maxwell,” on Friday at its lesser-known aeronautics lab in the California desert.
Young female scientists were honored Thursday night at the L'Oreal UNESCO Women in Science Awards.
The second phase of the Strategic Environmental Assessment for wind and solar photovoltaic energy in South Africa proposes three additional Renewable Energy Development Zones or wind and solar photovoltaic energy projects.
An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated. The meeting was attended by lawmakers from Australia, Finland, Estonia, Georgia, Singapore, the UK and United States.
Eskom has warned of a high risk of loadshedding for Friday.
Fossils unearthed in southern Germany of a remarkable ape that lived about 11.6 million years ago may dramatically alter the understanding of the evolutionary origins of a fundamental human trait - walking upright on two legs.
South Africa has some of the most expensive data in the world and due to limited spectrum because of television broadcasting still hogging frequencies.
A satellite mission to measure global methane emissions from oil and gas facilities will be based in New Zealand, the government said on Wednesday, in a collaboration with a U.S. environmental group.
Environmental groups and New Delhi residents staged a protest at India Gate on Tuesday to press for action on air pollution.
Facebook Executives told Reuters they will also detail safety measures, including stepped-up advisories for recipients of unwanted content.
Some Members of Parliament are calling on government to immediately declare the drought that has affected many parts of the country a disaster or a state of emergency.
For Manhattan-based WeWork to survive it will need to slash costs and balance sheet risk, and it will need to do that fast without scaring off customers.
The Department of Human Settlements,Water and Sanitation says it cannot guarantee the security of water supply to the public, if municipalities continue to default on payments to their water boards.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that South Africa will only embark on a nuclear power project when the country can afford it.
Many of the people coming to Anna Kukharuk's private medical clinic don't have a disease. What plagues them is doubt. But its effects are a health emergency that the doctor and hundreds of others are struggling to remedy.
A new DNA lab for the Eastern Cape is set to be built in East London.
The Western Cape Ministry of Environmental Affairs has called on consumers and visitors to the province to implement responsible water use in the coming months, regardless of the levels of dams in any particular area.
The Water and Sanitation Department says the recent rainfall has not made any difference to water levels in the Vaal dam. Persistent high temperatures and low rainfall has seen water levels continuing to decline.
China's first sub-meter high-resolution optical transmission stereo mapping satellite Gaofen-7 was successfully launched at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi on Sunday.
Indian capital New Delhi and several other regions in northern India witnessed no respite from air pollution as the air quality continued to deteriorate and became the most hazardous Monday morning in the city ever.
A plant species, thought to be extinct for more than 200 years, has been rediscovered in the Winterhoek mountain areas of the Tulbagh region in the Western Cape.
The Department of Agriculture Spokesperson in Limpopo, Joshua Kwapa, says R3 million has been set aside to help farmers.
A Manhattan judge has dismissed Uber Technologies Inc’s lawsuit challenging a New York City law limiting the number of licenses for ride-hailing services, the first such cap by a major American city.