KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has announced steps to bring the average waiting period to treat new cancer patients in Durban in line with the accepted norm by the end of April.
SABC News’ exclusive interview with former South African President Jacob Zuma saw many flocking to the public broadcaster’s YouTube channel on Wednesday to gain insight into Zuma’s state of mind amid tensions in the African National Congress (ANC).
Some areas of the Eastern Cape have received good rains over the past two days; however it is still not enough to break the drought.
Sea level rise is accelerating and could reach 66 centimeters by century's end, in line with United Nations estimates and enough to cause significant problems for coastal cities, says a study.
The Eastern Cape Co-operative Governance department says it's working with relevant stakeholders in making the necessary plans to deal with the drought.
The water crisis in the Western Cape is not unique, and will eventually spread to other cities around the country.
Residents at Loeriesfontein in the Northern Cape have voiced their concerns over a solar project in the area.
The radio has evolved since the first broadcast by Italian engineer Guglielmo Marcconi in 1901. On 13 February 2018, World Radio Day – themed ‘radio and sports’ – celebrates how radio broadcasting of sports has promoted freedom of speech, cultural diversity and expression. The growth in internet usage in South Africa has expanded radio reach across […]
Before man-made climate change kicked in and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May the global water crisis was upon us.
Children in Kenya are getting a rare chance to look at the stars through a telescope for both fun and educational purposes.
The Water Crisis Coalition has called on Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to allow public access to water that runs from a natural spring outside her residence at Leeuwenhof Estate.
South Africa is on a race to build desalination plants to combat the water crisis is faces as dams run dry and rain is fast becoming a scarce commodity.
The National Department of Health says the" Integrated School Health Programme" does not include pregnancy tests and injecting learners at schools with contraceptives.
Thirty-one-year-old Dr Alphonse Philani Msomi has made history by becoming the first nuclear medical physician to have been trained in KwaZulu-Natal.
Scientists have succeeded for the first time in growing human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in ovarian tissue all the way to full maturity - a scientific step that had previously been taken in mice.
Emerging farmers at an irrigation scheme at Matangari village outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo, say the presence of the Fall Army Worm is affecting their maize produce.
The Northern Cape Water Affairs Department says the completion of a bulk water supply will ensure water security to most parts of the Kalahari.
Within the next month, the entire country will be classified as being in a state of disaster due to the continuing drought and water shortages.
The City of Cape Town says it is asking national government to keep the Metro's water allocation unchanged.
Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says the national government was never consulted by the City of Cape Town about Cape Town's Day Zero.
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