Water consumption by residents of the city of Cape Town has this week dropped by 43-million-litres compared to the previous week.
The North Gauteng High Court has reserved judgment on an urgent application by Lobby group Transform SA and Numsa to stop Energy Minister Jeff Radebe from signing 27 renewable energy projects for Eskom.
Tuberculosis remains the number one killer disease in South Africa, followed by diabetes.
National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Tuesday warned that the number of malaria cases was expected to rise as a result of travel during the Easter holidays.
Some 300 million people worldwide are living with the deadly hepatitis B virus (HBV), but only one in 20 received adequate treatment, researchers reported Tuesday.
A new study at the University of Stellenbosch has found that access to electricity in low-income homes and informal dwellings does not prevent fires. The study, done by a member of the university’s Research Alliance for Disaster and Risk Reduction, has found that people still opt for non-electricity energy sources such as candles and paraffin […]
A new Safety in Health Simulation Centre has been opened at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on Monday launched a digital certificate of evaluation as a pilot to benefit holders of qualifications obtained in other countries.
The Department of Basic Education will on Monday meet with (NGO) Khethimpilo which has been accused of conducting HIV tests on primary school learners in Port Elizabeth.
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Before 20-year-old Lebogang Motsumi even had sex with her first “blesser” – or sugar daddy – a successful, married, company boss more than twice her age, he handed her a wad of cash. He was soon making regular deposits into her bank account, paying her rent and taking her out in exchange for sex, which […]
The Department of Environmental Affairs says it has identified an outbreak of Avian Flu among the Swift Tern bird species at Gaansbaai, in the Western Cape.
The high default rate of patients on the Tuberculosis (TB) treatment programmes is a matter of great concern, City of Johannesburg mayoral committee member for health and social development Mpho Phalatse said on Saturday.
The Environmental Affairs Department says it has identified an outbreak of Avian Flu among the Swift Tern bird species at Gaansbaai, in the Western Cape.
The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark for an hour Saturday to kick off a global campaign raising awareness about the impacts of climate change.
Researchers have released preliminary results from a clinical drug trial for a new Tuberculosis vaccine, which shows signs of safely fighting the disease.
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed innovation by the Climatology Research Unit of the North West University, on revamping an old weather radar built around the 1970's into 1980's.
Leading TB practitioners in KwaZulu-Natal have called for the strengthening of the local healthcare system to respond to the overwhelming number of TB cases.
The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture says it is concerned about the spread of the H5N8 avian flu to African penguins along the coast of the Western Cape, especially at Boulders Beach as the African Penguins are an endangered species.
Braille Technology has now been incorporated at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and the National Identity Booklet by the Lesedi Community Services together with the Department of Arts and Culture.
Parents of children at one of the primary schools in Port Elizabeth are fuming after a non-governmental organisation tested their children for HIV without their consent.
Residents of the eNgonyameni area in Ingwavuma in far northern KwaZulu-Natal have been recounting harrowing stories of how a severe thunderstorm left a trail of destruction.
South Africans have been urged to go to their nearest health facilities to get screened for tuberculosis. This comes as the country joins other countries in observing World TB Day on Saturday.
Minister for Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, has welcomed innovation by the Climatology Research Unit of the North West University on revamping old weather radar built around the 1970's into 1980's.
As the country marks national water week Kimberley in the Northern Cape is experiencing a three-day water shutdown.
Several roads in the eastern Free State have been closed due to flooding.
According to research by the department TB is ranked as the number one killer illness globally, with 1.5 million people who die every year from the disease.
The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued another flood alert in Gauteng and other inland provinces.
The World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has identified South Africa as one of the 30 driest countries in the world.
The South African Weather Service has warned of possible floods in KwaZulu-Natal, where there's been heavy rain since early Thursday morning.