Intense heatwaves like the one which fuelled Greece's deadly wildfires are set to become increasingly frequent around the world due to climate change, experts warn.
Patient associations on Thursday lauded an EU decision to allow the sale of generic versions of Truvada, an anti-retroviral medicine used by those diagnosed HIV-positive, the virus causing AIDS.
Many South Africans are eagerly waiting for the blood moon on Friday night.
A teenager from Mpumalanga is representing South Africa at the World Science Forum to be held in London.
British doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis, the government announced Thursday following a review -- but insisted it was not a first step towards legalising recreational use.
Scorching hot weather set the conditions for Greece's wildfires -- Europe's deadliest this century with scores killed -- while record temperatures in the north of the continent have also sparked blazes causing widespread damage in recent days.
The South African Heath Products Regulatory Authority has issued a recall on blood pressure and heart condition drug, Dynaval Co, due to cancer fears.
Residents of Makhanda formerly known as Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape fear the worst as the city faces water shortage with its main supply dam to the west of the city down to less than 30%.
Environmental organisation Greenpeace Africa has criticised China for its 33-billion-rand loan to Eskom to develop the Kusile power station.
Farmers suffering from the effects of a drought near Mossel Bay in the Southern Cape have been thrown a lifeline.
Parts of Makhanda in the Eastern Cape have just two months’ supply of water left. Residents want a government solution.
A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday.
Environmental activists will hold a march on Wednesday morning to raise awareness about what they call BRICS anti-working class and environmentally destructive policies.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) says they have developed technological solutions that will detect danger zones before humans go inside the mines.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has highlighted the importance of different countries working together to advance technologies across the globe.
The shortage of pathologists in the country has left several distraught families stranded.
Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday officially declared the end of an outbreak of Ebola, bringing the curtain down on a 10-week re-emergence of the disease which claimed 33 lives.
Sanac says It has also shown that men, contribute to the high number of HIV infections in young girls and women through the sugar daddy and blesser phenomena.
The Health Department recently announced that it would replace current injectable drugs with the new drug Bedaquiline which is more effective and has fewer side effects.
Women's rights activists, mainly from South Africa have demonstrated during the opening of the 22nd International Aids Conference in Amsterdam in the Netherlands accusing UNAids director Michel Sidibe of disrespecting human rights.
Concerns over an HIV resurgence caused by strict drug laws fuelling an epidemic blamed on needle sharing dominated a world AIDS assembly that opened in Amsterdam Monday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday described a vaccine safety scandal as "vile" and "shocking" as police opened a criminal investigation into the firm responsible and its management.
From a distance, the Gile National Reserve in northern Mozambique is a vast, dense ocean of green that reaches as far as the horizon.
Community activists have described efforts to fight TB globally as shameful. Governments, donors and civil society have all been criticised for not doing enough to prevent and fight tuberculosis.
Researchers at the University of Limpopo are at an advanced stage of producing marula wine as an alternative to grape wine.
Chinese censors on Sunday deleted articles and postings about the vaccine industry as an online outcry over the country's latest vaccine scandal intensified.
Various stakeholders in the management of Western Cape's water crisis will meet again next month to assess current water restrictions.
Over 1000 elderly people received free medical health care services in Mbombela, Mpumalanga on Saturday.
The Parker Solar Probe, a robotic spacecraft the size of a small car, is slated to launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida to fly into the Sun’s corona.
An environmentalist from Port St Johns has urged the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism to utilise the earning potential of the ocean economy over the sardine sun period.