Companies should be doing more to protect the world's oceans, including combatting plastic waste pollution, Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, said on Wednesday.
In the village of Mangina, where dozens have died of Ebola at the epicentre of Democratic Republic of Congo's latest outbreak, children are to be seen everywhere except in school, because their parents fear they will be infected in class.
China's richest man, Jack Ma has pledged to set up a digital training centre in South Africa.
At least 100 people are murdered in Johannesburg alone with the banned pesticide Aldicarb every year. This is according to poison expert Gerhard Verdoorn, who says the poison known colloquially as Two Step and in Sotho, Halipirimi, is responsible for at least 800 dog poisonings every week in South Africa.
The Beaufort West Municipality has appealed to South Africans to assist the Karoo town with water donations.
There is still uncertainty over when Tiger Brands plans to re-open its Enterprise Plant in Polokwane, Limpopo.
Rat fever" and other diseases have killed 14 people in the southern Indian state of Kerala after the worst floods in almost a century, authorities said Tuesday.
The City of Cape Town says the smoke emitted from a deadly explosion at the Rheinmettal Denel munitions plant near Somerset West on Monday poses no threat to the public.
Between five thousand and eight thousand hectares of the Pilanesberg National Park, near Rustenburg in the North West have been destroyed by wild fires that have been burning for three days.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has warned that although the Listeriosis outbreak is over, South Africans should continue to take necessary precautions.
A 17-year-old budding scientist from Flora Park Comprehensive High School in Polokwane is set to represent the country at the International Science Fair to be held in Johannesburg in October.
A team of emergency and fire rescue personnel have contained the fire that gutted the Pilanesberg Game reserve since Sunday in North West.
Rain-based Neolithic farming may hold vital clues to a technological leap that led to irrigation-based farming along the Nile.
Apple Inc said on Thursday it will host an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company’s Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models.
Matt Shobert opens his eyes and wishes he was dead, a recurrent thought that started four years ago when the former firefighter first contemplated taking his own life.
More than 38,000 pigs have been culled across China, state media said Sunday, as the world's largest pork producer scrambles to contain an outbreak of African swine fever.
Marine biologists and researchers are currently doing an autopsy on a Sperm Whale which washed up onto Swartvlei Beach near Sedgefield in the Southern Cape
As Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks, the sprawling city of more than 10 million is itself under siege from the environment, with dire forecasts warning it could be partially submerged in just over a decade.
Pope Francis on Saturday issued a call to clear up oceans threatened by plastic waste and underscored the need to provide drinking water to all as a basic right.
The National Consumer Commission(NCC) has embarked on a vast multi-pronged safety campaign to deal with allegations of fake and potentially harmful foods being sold to the public.
Nine new science centres will the opened at schools in the Western Cape next week, bringing the total to 66.
It is all systems go for the 2018 International Telecommunications Unit (ITU) Telecom World conference to be held in South Africa from 10 September
Waste management company, Pikitup says Johannesburg residents have embraced new recycling rules.
At least 800 dogs are poisoned with the banned pesticide, Aldicarb, every week in South Africa. SABC News took to the streets to see how easily this banned poison is available. After mentioning a rat problem, vendors immediately show the solution on offer, grey-black granules in a small, unmarked, clear plastic bag.
The incidence of Foetal Alcohol syndrome in the Eastern Cape is not decreasing, a major concern to authorities.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has developed breath analyser technology to monitor sugar levels in diabetes patients.
Once it roamed Asia and Africa in the tens of thousands, today, the rhinoceros has been driven to near-extinction.
Scientists at the BIO Africa Convention have called on policy makers in Africa to relax their policies against genetically modified foods to help address the challenges of food security.
The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 75, ays the health ministry said Monday.
Photo-sharing app Instagram's more than 1 billion users will now be able to evaluate the authenticity of accounts, weeks after parent Facebook Inc rolled out similar measures in a bid to weed out fake accounts on its social media platform.