Argentina and Uruguay were scrambling to restore power to millions of people after a massive power failure hit the Argentine grid early on Sunday,Argentina's Energy Secretariat said.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ( NSPCA) says it will be seeking legal advice to reverse the Johannesburg Zoo's decision to bring in two elephants from the Eastern Cape into the facility.
There's been a public outcry after the discovery of a dead 12-metre long Bryde's whale in False Bay near Cape Town.
A 100-kilogramme (220-pound) US World War II bomb was defused overnight near Berlin's central hub of Alexanderplatz, police said Saturday.
The delay comes as Huawei phones face being cut off from updates of Google’s Android OS in the wake of the US blacklist that bans American companies from doing business with the Chinese firm.
A group of learners from various schools in Cape Town have marched against climate change.
The City of Ekurhuleni says it hopes to restore power to the remaining parts of Kempton Park in the next few hours.
Deputy President David Mabuza says all Premiers and Mayors will be held accountable for the performance of their local Aids Councils in the fight against the epidemic.
Friday marks World Blood Donor Day. This is a global celebration of the millions of people throughout the world who donate blood on a voluntary, unpaid basis to save the lives of those in need.
Two-year-old Farid should have been vaccinated against polio, but his family - like many in rural Afghanistan - believed the conspiracy theories and refused to have him inoculated.
Deputy President David Mabuza will deliver a keynote address at the close of the 9th SA AIDS conference in Durban on Friday. Mabuza is the chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC). The four day conference started on Tuesday with a march by SANAC calling for the promotion of human rights and respect […]
"Classic chemotherapy was awful... but with this treatment, I feel hope," says French pensioner Jacques Braud, who is undergoing treatment for stomach cancer with a new form of therapy dispersed by aerosol.
A top committee of the WHO will convene on Friday in Geneva, Switzerland, to consider whether the current Ebola outbreak in central Africa constitutes a global health crisis.
Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a three-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said.
A study by conducted by Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes, or ECHO, has found no significant difference in the risk of HIV infection among women using popular birth control methods.
The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog has ordered a probe into the leak of an internal paper which queried the body's findings into a 2018 attack in the Syrian town of Douma.
A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dozens of young girls participating at a hygiene dialogue in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape have urged the government to provide them with free sanitary towels.
Encrypted messaging service Telegram suffered a major cyber-attack that appeared to originate from China, the company's CEO said Thursday, linking it to the on-going political unrest in Hong Kong.
Human Right activist and Treatment Action Campaign's Deputy General Secretary, Vuyokazi Gonyela, has called on government to address the stigma and discrimination perpetuated towards people living with HIV.
A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Wednesday as two of his family members also tested positive for the virus after a visit to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Professor Andrew Robinson of the North West University says the introduction of Antiretroviral (ARV) HIV drugs is not the end of the epidemic.
Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday.
Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday.
The Gauteng Department of Health says there are no confirmed reports of a swine flu outbreak in the province. The Department is working closely with the National Institute of Communicable Disease to investigate claims of an outbreak.
The University of the Western Cape is celebrating the contribution of one of its physics students to the international world of nuclear physics.
The centre for the AIDS programme in South Africa says HIV new infections among gay men and transgender seems to be increasing drastically world-wide.
A troop of monkeys died from suspected heatstroke in India as scorching temperatures that have lasted more than a week take a mounting toll on humans and animals, media reports said Saturday.
The 9th South Africa AIDS Conference will kick off on Tuesday at the Durban ICC with more than 3000 delegates from the health technology sector expected to attend.
The Department of Environmental Affairs says it’s pleased with the recent rainfall figures and the increasing dam levels in the Western Cape.