Russia on Monday signed an agreement with a group of international scientists to free nearly 100 whales that have been held for months in cramped pens in Russia's Far East, a scandal that has triggered a wave of criticism.
A sarcophagus containing an Egyptian high priest was opened on live TV Sunday during a special two-hour broadcast by the American channel Discovery.
The British government said on Monday it will explore making social media executives personally liable for harmful content published on their platforms, in a raft of new online safety proposals.
Some 100 people have died in the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo over the past three weeks, taking the overall death toll in the latest outbreak past 700, according to health ministry data.
As eastern Zimbabwe struggles with the aftermath of floods that have killed nearly 270 people and destroyed homes and roads, other parts of Zimbabwe are facing a very different crisis: too little water.
Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has agreed to pay electric carmaker Tesla Inc hundreds of millions of euros so that the vehicles of Tesla are counted in its fleet to avoid fines for violating new European Union emission rules.
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co and Chinese technology firm Tencent Holdings have signed a preliminary deal to develop software for driverless vehicles, South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Saturday.
Scientists working on developing vaccines against Ebola have found they can "harvest" antibodies from volunteers vaccinated in research trials and use them to make treatments for the deadly viral infection.
The United States has urged its allies to ban Huawei from building 5G networks, saying it could be used for espionage. Huawei has rubbished the allegations, saying Washington had a “loser’s attitude”.
Astronomers across the globe will hold "six major press conferences" simultaneously to announce the first results of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) on Wednesday.
Climate marchers handed in a lawsuit to Shell's headquarters in the Netherlands on Friday aimed at forcing the oil giant to meet targets in the Paris accord.
More than 530 people have been affected by a diarrhoea outbreak currently plaguing the Vryheid area in Northern KwaZulu-Natal
Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it was dissolving a council it had formed a week earlier to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies.
Nokia launched the Nokia 9 PureView this week. The smartphone features five cameras featuring the world’s first five camera array system with ZEISS Optics
The South African Weather Service has issued an alert about expected heavy rainfall and thundershowers across KwaZulu-Natal throughout the weekend.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says it's concerned about the slow progress of addressing the sewage crisis facing the Vaal District.
Air pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children born today by an average of 20 months and will have the greatest impact in south Asia, according to a study published.
The Mpumalanga Department of Health says it is moving towards the right direction in the fight against the TB pandemic.
Elon Musk's attorneys and the US Securities and Exchange Commission are scheduled to appear before a US District Judge who will hear arguments on the agency's request to crack down on Musk for allegedly violating the terms of a settlement.
Mining and Energy adviser Ted Blom says Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is putting the country at a risk of a total power shutdown.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said on Wednesday it has halted collaborations with Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp over United States (US) federal investigations of the Chinese technology companies' alleged violations of sanctions.
Eight months after Ebola reappeared in Democratic Republic of Congo, the disease is spreading faster than ever.
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that it removed public databases containing its user data on Amazon.com Inc’s cloud servers after cybersecurity firm UpGuard discovered millions of exposed records.
Paris plans to regulate the use of electric scooters with fines for riding on the sidewalks, designated parking spots and an annual fee for the scooter operator companies.
An Indian rocket on placed domestic and foreign satellites in three different orbits on a single flight; a first for the nation and a low-cost option that could burnish its reputation for pioneering affordable options in space.
Facebook Head of News partnerships in Europe, Middle-East and Africa, Nick Wrenn says they have a big role to play in fighting misinformation and false news on their platform.
Tap water in Ermelo, Mpumalanga is smelly and murky. Residents are concerned about the quality of tap water.
Australian scientists say the world's southernmost coral reef has been hit by bleaching this summer.
The issue of how Netflix fits into, or threatens, the theatre business dominated a press conference on Tuesday at CinemaCon, the theatre industry trade show.
A cyclone-induced cholera outbreak in central Mozambique has killed two people and infected more than 1,400, the government announced Tuesday on the eve of the launch of a mass vaccination drive.