Pope Francis said Saturday he was “deeply moved” by the news that terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans had died after his parents lost a legal battle to seek medical help in Italy. “I am deeply moved by the death of little Alfie. Today I pray especially for his parents, as God the Father receives him […]
The City of Cape Town has closed the water area at the Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve on the False Bay coast due to water quality concerns. The city’s biodiversity manager, Julia Wood, says high levels of E Coli were found following a sewage spill earlier in the week. Wood says the spill was a result […]
In a move that shocked lunar scientists, NASA has cancelled the only robotic vehicle under development to explore the surface of the Moon, despite President Donald Trump's vow to return people there.
European Union countries backed a proposal on Friday (April 27) to ban all use outdoors of insecticides known as neonicotinoids that studies have shown can harm bees
The Gauteng Department of Education aims to spread the Nuclear Technology Schools of Specialisation to more than twenty schools across the Gauteng province.
North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has welcomed national government's intervention to place the troubled provincial Health Department under administration.
Eskom insists that load-shedding won't become an issue this winter. However the power utility’s liquidity crisis remains a serious concern.
Facebook on Thursday said that it would be extending a raft of measures to allow its users to identify the source of political adverts that appear in their feed to Britain next year. The US social media giant’s Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer appeared before a British parliamentary committee probing the role of fake news […]
Holiday makers travelling to areas with high risk of Malaria infection this long weekend are warned to take precautionary measures.
The first heavy winter rains have hit the Cape Peninsula causing flash flooding on various roads.
Tiger Brands, which faces two class action lawsuits over a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people, said results from an independent laboratory confirmed the presence of the deadly listeria strain in one of its food factories. The government, which has been criticised for taking too long to find the cause, in March linked the […]
A federal judge has blocked U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration from terminating grant funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs run by affiliates of Planned Parenthood, saying the decision was arbitrary. U.S. District Judge Thomas Rice in Spokane, Washington, ruled on Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had failed to satisfactorily explain […]
Cape Town Disaster Management says its teams are on high alert following a warning from the Weather Office about stormy conditions on Wednesday night.
Residents of Westbury, west of Johannesburg, have expressed concern over the shortage of essential medicine including antibiotics and pain killers at their local clinic.
A leadership lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, Dr Renata Schoeman, says there is still stigma attached to depression in the workplace.
Government is beefing up security in the fight against wildlife crime. Over R235 million has been set aside for the project.
Nuclear technology can now be learned at two Pretoria schools.
Rangers and other employees at the Kruger National Park (KNP) have signed a pledge to double their efforts to combat rhino poaching.
The City of Cape Town says dam levels have dropped further over the past week.
Twelve suspected rhino poachers including a police officer have been arrested and three rhino horns confiscated in the Kruger National Park in Limpopo and Mpumalanga over the past five days.
Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube have not been enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc.
Nehawu in the North West says it will strike across all spheres of the public sector, if they do not reach an agreement with the Department of Health soon.
California will suffer more volatile weather this century with a “whiplash” from drought to rain and mounting risks a repeat of the devastating “Great Flood” of 1862, scientists said on Monday. Climate change, driven by man-made greenhouse gas emissions, would drive more extreme shifts between hot and dry summers and wet winters in the most […]
Cape Town Disaster Management says it will remain on high alert ahead of expected heavy rain today (Monday) as well as later this week.
Capetonians can brace for much needed heavy rain from later Monday afternoon.
As April is national Autism awareness month, Autism South Africa has been embarking on awareness campaigns focusing on educating the nation about this disorder.
Officials from the City of Cape Town have met with representatives from the social security agency South Africa Social Security Agency and the Social Development Department to discuss the smooth provision of disaster relief in the city.
People around the world are celebrating Earth day, a day meant to bring awareness to the importance of protecting the planet.
More than one-thousand women participated in the Pap smear campaign to screen for cervical cancer at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central hospital.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that Pyongyang would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, five months after its last ICBM launch amid a rapid diplomatic thaw.