Arrangements are being made to remove the carcass of a whale shark that beached at Camps Bay in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon.
An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that has killed more than 700 people and is continuing to spread does not constitute an international emergency, said the World Health Organization.
High up in the hills above Hong Kong, Yip Ki-hok uses nothing but his bare hands to remove a honey-filled nest of swarming bees - a remarkable skill he learned after the hardship of China's famine years.
Its use has been brought into question following the government's attempt to regulate e-cigarettes. The Department of Health met with the National Council Against Smoking to discuss effects of these new age devices.
In a major archaeological discovery, Egypt on Saturday unveiled the tomb of a Fifth Dynasty official adorned with colourful reliefs and well preserved inscriptions.
Since the construction of the Southern Africa Larger Telescope (SALT) at Sutherland in the Northern Cape, the town has gone star-raving mad.
The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s space company in the race to grasp lucrative military launch contracts.
A coalition of researchers, health organisations and patient groups have launched an ambitious campaign to cure hepatitis B, a disease that kills twice as many people as malaria but gets far less attention.
Chinese scientists have implanted human brain genes into monkeys, in a study intended to provide insights into the unique evolution of human intelligence.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 750 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday, ahead of a key review on the severity of the epidemic.
A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents running from their homes.
An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation on Friday introduced a new mobile tool, the SABC News app, to expand its content distribution platforms.
South Korea's Constitutional Court said on Thursday a law criminalising abortion was unconstitutional, a landmark ruling that will overturn a ban on abortion that had been in place since 1953.
Israeli spacecraft Beresheet made its final maneuver ahead of a planned descent to the moon on Thursday, which, if successful, will propel Israel into an elite group of countries that have mastered the lunar landing.
A team of Greek and Spanish doctors announced Thursday the birth of a baby using DNA from three people after a controversial fertility treatment that has provoked intense ethical debate.
Labour is calling for better representation on government's Fourth Industrial Revolution Commission.
When Nepal suffered devastating twin earthquakes in 2015 that killed nearly 9 000 people, the government provided help for families, whose homes had collapsed, to rebuild.
The Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams presents the 4IRSA partnership and unveils plans towards the Digital Economy Summit through a media launch at the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein.
Four "sweat bees" that had been living in a Taiwanese woman's eye were removed by a doctor who described his surprise at finding a "leg with hair, protruding from the eyelid".
Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics; the first-ever photo of a black hole.
Minister of Communication, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will on Thursday officially launch the 4IRSA partnership and unveil plans towards the Digital Economy Summit at the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein.
South Africa has detected an outbreak of African swine fever on a farm in North West province, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health(OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the South African agriculture ministry.
The American Academy of Pediatrics called on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on Tuesday to issue a full recall of the "Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper" infant rocker, which has been linked to 32 infant deaths, it said on its website.
Scientists have mapped the genome of a strain of cholera extracted a century ago from a sick British soldier during World War One and found clues to how some cholera bacteria strains cause epidemics today.
The world is finally about to see a black hole - not an artist's impression or a computer-generated likeness, but the real thing.
New York's mayor declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday, ordering all residents to be vaccinated to fight a measles outbreak concentrated in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Mpumalanga government's ailing Emergency Medical Service has received a much needed boost.
Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow grapes on Mars.
Poor rainfall in Gauteng may cause the Department of Water and Sanitation to prolong level-one water restrictions.