Health minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize is launching the new female condom, MAXIMA as part of the strategy to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS, STIs and unwanted and teenage pregnancy.
Residents of Tshwane and Ekurhuleni metro municipalities are warned of water supply cut-offs from 1 o'clock on Saturday afternoon.
It's going to be a wet weekend across large parts of the country. The South African Weather Services says thunder showers which could result in localised flooding are expected in parts of the North West, Free State and the Northern Cape.
South Korea reported 594 new coronavirus infections on Saturday (February 29), its biggest daily increase since the first infection was confirmed on Jan. 20, taking its tally to 2,931 cases.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government’s top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the first Briton had died of the disease after contracting it on a cruise ship moored in Japan.
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will lead an operation of evacuating more than 100 South Africans citizens from Wuhan, in China.
There's outrage in Kenya after the government allowed a flight from China into the country carrying 239 passengers - as 57 other nations restrict entry of non-citizens from China.
The Department of Health says two South Africans, working on Japanese Princess Diamond Cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus.
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The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says older people appear to be more susceptible to the Coronavirus.
The United States and South Korea postponed joint military drills on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus, as the number of infections outside China, the source of the outbreak, for the first time surpassed those appearing in the country.
Eskom says the possibility of load shedding for Thursday has increased as some generation units will be taken off the system to conduct emergency repairs.
Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content.
Red pandas, the bushy-tailed and russet-furred bamboo munchers that dwell in Asian high forests, are not a single species but rather two distinct ones, according to the most comprehensive genetic study to date on these endangered mammals.
Senate Democrats in the United States are preparing a detailed request of 8.5 billion dollars in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus after complaints that the administration was caught flat-footed in its response to the epidemic.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) is relying on the WHO (World Health Organization) for the daily updates on the coronavirus which is prevalent in China.
Huawei this week revealed a range of products planned to be rolled out across the world. The new devices , launching in March, are expected to use the new Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), a replacement to Google Mobile services (GMS).
Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has requested an urgent meeting with the Commission for Gender Equality regarding its report on forced sterilisations at hospitals in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
Climate change could become a “catastrophic” threat to global security, as people lose their livelihoods, fall ill and battle over scarce water and food, a host of US security, military and intelligence experts warned on Monday.
Women 75 and older do not benefit from regular screening mammograms, researchers reported on Monday, offering some of the first evidence on whether screening makes sense in these women.
The Commission for Gender Equality says it will seek compensation for the victims of forced sterilisation in Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal.
The Commission for Gender Equality will is launching a report in Rosebank, Johannesburg about forced and coerced sterilisations in hospitals in two provinces.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged all South Africans to mobilise behind the National Health Insurance and ensure that it is implemented.
Fears mounted on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.
The Commission for Gender Equality will on Monday morning launch a report in Rosebank in Johannesburg about forced and coerced sterilisations in hospitals in two provinces.
The City of Cape Town launched its new water strategy this week.
Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases in Johannesburg says although more than 100 people have been tested for the coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Africa, no cases have been confirmed.
China reported a sharp decrease in the number of new deaths and new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, while its central bank predicted a limited short-term economic impact and said the country was confident of winning the fight against the epidemic.
Gauteng Health MEC Dr. Bandile Masuku has urged members of the public to make use of the last leg of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill public hearings to share ideas and raise their concerns.