The Water and Sanitation Department has warned communities affected by drought about the continued decrease of dam levels and possible reduction in water supply.
A Chinese court has ordered a ban on the sale of several older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, although Apple said all of its phone models remained on sale in the mainland.
A painting project aimed at preventing shack fires is underway in Setswetla informal settlement, in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.
Some 2,000 healthcare and front line workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo, the WHO said on Monday.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that by 2035, developing nations will constitute 80% of total global energy production and consumption.
A global coalition set up to fight disease epidemics is investing up to $8.4 million to develop a synthetic vaccine system that could be tailor-made to fight multiple pathogens such as flu, Ebola, Marburg and Rabies.
Their achievements were crowned at the annual UNESCO and L’oreal Women in Science Awards ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya.
Far out into the Indian Ocean where it is forced to be self-reliant, the island nation of Mauritius is weaning itself off fossil fuels by turning to its main cash-crop sugar cane, for electricity.
Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has made a call to airline companies to focus on transforming their entities as to benefit disadvantaged rural communities.
The North West department of Health says most young people between the ages of 15 and 24 are not aware of their HIV status.
Huawei Technologies CoLtd's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou faces US accusations that she covered up her company's links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions.
Water and Sanitation Minister, Gugile Nkwinti, wants to implement a new water project in the drought-stricken Giyani area of Limpopo.
The Gauteng Provincial Government is to set up a controlled website that will help locate the families of people who die and no one comes forward to claim their bodies.
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will address staff at NECSA's Pelindaba facility after announcing government's reasons for removing the entire board of directors of the state-run nuclear firm.
This follows nine months of operations being halted after the deadly listeria bacteria, which claimed 218 lives in a two-year listeriosis outbreak, were traced to the factory.
By 2050, the region could lose up to 15% of its key agricultural land due to salinization, according to a 2016 study published by Egyptian economists.
The United States has been looking since at least 2016 into whether Huawei shipped US-origin products to Iran and other countries in violation of US export and sanctions laws, more recently, the probe has included whether the company used HSBC Holdings Plc to conduct illegal transactions involving Iran.
Democratic Republic of Congo, they call him "Doctor Miracle" for his surgical skill and dedication in helping women overcome the injuries and trauma of sexual abuse and rape.
The South African Weather Service has issued a warning for heavy downpour and localised flooding from Thursday night until Friday morning in the Cape Metropole, Overberg and Winelands districts.
Uganda has vaccinated thousands of health workers against Ebola to counter the spread of the deadly virus from its neighbour Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC), says the health ministers of both countries.
The world needs a "reality check" on the threat posed by climate change, NASA astronaut Mae Jemison said at a UN summit to chart mankind's path away from runaway global warming.
Libya is set to launch a campaign overseen by the World Health Organization to vaccinate more than 2.7 million children after months of shortages, the health ministry said Wednesday.
Britain’s largest mobile provider revealed on Wednesday it was removing the equipment of China’s telecoms giant Huawei from its 4G cellular network. BT’s announcement comes with Washington reportedly pushing its allies to shun Huawei technology as they roll out next-generation 5G networks. The move also comes after the head of MI6 foreign intelligence service this […]
Eskom will implement stage two load shedding starting from nine o'clock this morning till 10 in the evening.
The European Union’s executive arm proposed a 3 percent tax on big digital firms’ online revenues in March, alleging the companies’ funnelled profit through states with the lowest tax rates.
The Department of Water and Sanitation have published their lower water restrictions for urban and agricultural use in the Western Cape in the Government Gazette.
In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday. The breakthrough operation, performed in September 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, shows that such transplants are feasible and could help thousands of women unable to have children due to uterine problems, […]
The world needs a "reality check" on the threat posed by climate change, NASA astronaut Mae Jemison said Tuesday at a UN summit to chart mankind's path away from runaway global warming.
US consul-general to South Africa, Virginia Blaser, has indicated that the Eastern Cape is losing the battle in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Government's plan for a universal health coverage bill, the National Health Insurance will come before cabinet this week before going to parliament.