A river of lava spewing from the foot of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano swallowed about three dozen more homes on the Big Island during a weekend of destruction that brought to nearly 120 the number of dwellings devoured since last month, officials said on Monday. Mounting property losses were reported a day after five or six […]
Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000 kilometres (5,600 miles) from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic waste.
Pandemonium broke out at the Christiana Hospital in the Lekwa Teemane Local Municipality in North West.
Air traffic navigation control organisations are meeting in Durban over the next four days to come up with tangible plans on what needs to be done in the South Atlantic and Indian Ocean regions to be part of a global air traffic control system that is to be in use by 2020.
Geologists are still trying to establish whether South Africa's latest reported gold discovery is genuine.
The Red Meat Abattoir Association has welcomed independent meat inspections at abattoirs.
Non-governmental organisation Rare Diseases South Africa says the biggest challenge in South-Africa is accessing expensive drugs to treat and manage rare conditions.
The ever-popular silvery bounties of the sea, the sardines, are expected to hit Durban Beaches in about two weeks-time.
The Western Cape Weather Office says there is no rain on the cards for the province for the week ahead.
A whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, officials said, ending an attempted rescue that failed to nurse the mammal back to health.
Google workers on Friday got word that the internet titan will retreat from a deal to help the US military use artificial intelligence to analyze drone video following an outcry from staff, according to reports.
The City of Cape Town's Disaster Management says technicians are still working to restore electricity in a number of areas across the Cape Metro affected by heavy downpours and flooding.
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) have set up two Ebola Treatment Centres in Bikoro, one of the epicentres of the latest outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In a landmark deal that could accelerate wide-scale deployment of self-driving cars, General Motors Co said on Thursday that Japan's Soft Bank Group Corp will invest 2.25 billion dollars in GM Cruise Holdings LLC, the carmaker's autonomous vehicle unit.
The National Sea Rescue Institute has warned the public to be cautious of rough seas from the Western to the Southern Cape.
The Cape Town Weather Office says the Mother City and the Western Cape will be experiencing cold and rainy conditions for the next couple of days.
The South African Police Service says while some police stations are experiencing a shortage of DNA and rape kits there's enough of these resources nationally.
The Ministry of Health says a new tobacco products control amendment law is on its way, this as the country joins the global community in celebrating "World No Tobacco Day" on Thursday.
Authorities urged people in Hawaii Wednesday to evacuate an area at risk of being cut off by a flood of lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano.
Wildlife troopers shot dead three armed men in Kenya's Mount Elgon National Park on Wednesday while two other suspected poachers were injured but escaped, the Kenya Wildlife Service said.
More than three million cases of dengue fever, the world's fastest-spreading tropical disease, could be avoided annually if global warming is capped at 1.5C, said a study that purports to be the first to show the health benefits of a cooler planet.
The Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa (Caprisa) says it is working on an antiretroviral implant that could prevent the transmission of HIV in women.
The World Health Organization said on Tuesday almost all the people it considers at immediate risk from an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Mbandaka have now been vaccinated against the disease.
HIV/Aids has had far reaching socio-economic consequences in South Africa, however research indicates that the rate at which the pandemic is infecting the population is slowing down.
The internet has opened up a whole new world of accessible knowledge, but with it, lurks dangers for children on social media channels. Parents are urged to speak openly to their children about the potential risks, to help prevent trauma which can severely damage their child's well-being.
Four years ago, after signing up for “My Green Home” – an effort by the Green Building Council of South Africa to make buildings more energy efficient – her family saw their house in the middle-class suburb of Pinelands retrofitted with energy saving LED lights, low-flow showerheads and roof-top solar panels, as well as winter […]
Poverty is on the rise in South Africa, this despite efforts to eradicate the scourge of hunger in the world.
The Department of Women together with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will co-host the first ever symposium on Menstrual Health Management in East and Southern Africa.
A hail storm that hit the eastern part of Mbombela in Mpumalanga on Sunday night has left a trail of destruction on houses and vehicles.
Scientists will be using the Square Kilometre Array near Carnarvon in the Northern Cape to gain information.