The global mining industry is expected to continue shedding jobs as more and more mines become deeper and resources harder to find.
Malawi is using drones to identify hotspots for cholera transmission in the capital, Lilongwe. Drones help map areas that are densely populated and collect data for health workers to implement interventions against the spread of the disease. The project is a joint initiative of the United Nations children’s agency, Unicef and the government. Malawi is […]
The City of Cape Town says they've stepped up their communicable disease interventions in recent months due to the on-going drought.
The City of Cape Town has predicted that Day Zero will now arrive on May the 11th and not April the 16th as was initially thought.
Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he hopes government can convince pharmaceutical companies to reduce the price of cancer drugs as happened with HIV.
The South African government will soon launch one of the largest cancer awareness campaigns on the continent following a spike in the number of cancer patients in the country.
The Groenland Water Users Association in the Overberg says it will next week release between eight and ten million cubic metres of water into the Western Cape supply network.
Cancer remains the leading cause of death around the world.
Fukushima’s nuclear power operator is hoping to double the number of visitors to its tsunami-ravaged facilities by 2020, seeking to use the Olympic spotlight to clean up the region’s image. A massive undersea earthquake on March 11, 2011 sent a tsunami barrelling into Japan’s northeast coast, leaving more than 18,000 people dead or missing and […]
Construction has begun on the City of Cape Town's first desalination plant in Strandfontein near Mitchell's Plain in Cape Town
Doctors affiliated to SAMA have accused the Limpopo Health department for non-payment of salaries.
A rare celestial trifecta “super blue blood moon” was observed across China on Wednesday night, the first time the phenomenon has been seen in 152 years. According to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the full moon is special for three reasons: It’s the third in a series of “supermoons”, when the moon […]
The Western Cape Agriculture Department has appealed to poultry farmers to continue to exercise caution to avert another bird flu outbreak.
Free State Health MEC Butana Komphela says they have activated an outbreak response team in a bid to contain the spread of listeriosis.
Department of Water and Sanitations spokesperson, Sputnik Ratau says the focus has been on the Western Cape because the situation there is dire and there has been some form of recovery in other provinces of the water resources.
Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille is on Wednesday expected to meet with school principals to discuss emergency plans in the event of Day Zero, now set for April the 16th, amid the crippling drought in province.
As Cape Town draws closer to what the provincial government has labelled Day Zero, the Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation has warned that the Western Cape is not the only province in trouble.
Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found.
The Department of Infectious Diseases at Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town has cautioned the public not to panic over the fungal disease known as Emergomyces Africanus.
The Empangeni Magistrates Court in northern KwaZulu-Natal has sentenced four men who were arrested in connection with rhino poaching, to 30 years behind bars.
Women who follow a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, and olive oil may stand a better chance of falling pregnant through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), researchers said Tuesday.
The DA says Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane has been summoned to Parliament to brief members as well as all South Africans on her department's interventions to resolve the drought crisis in the country.
Experts say there is no need to panic over the fungal disease known as Emergomyces Africanus initially detected in the Western Cape. The department of Infectious diseases at Groote Schuur hospital says while the fungal disease may be deadly, it mainly affects a severely compromised immune system. For now experts believe that the disease is […]
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has called on members of the public to avoid preventable diseases which she says are caused by an unhealthy life styles.
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says it's important to consider all strategies to obtain additional water.
A Northern Cape Mining Trust has partnered with the health department to roll-out health services to poor communities.
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is addressing the Cape Town Press Club on the current water crisis in the Western Cape.
The Disaster Management team is briefing the media on the water crisis in the Western Cape.
Police in Durban have confiscated dagga worth over R400,000 and arrested three people, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday. Provincial drug unit members were on crime prevention duties when they received information about drugs at Newlands West at about 6am on Saturday morning, Captain Nqobile Gwala said. “The members intensified their operation and identified the said […]
As Cape Town braces itself for "Day Zero"- the day when the taps will run dry - some communities in Durban are rallying together to make a difference in the name of Ubuntu.