Environmental activists from Greenpeace have scaled the Mandela Bridge in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
An outbreak of African swine fever in China may spread to other parts of Asia, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned Tuesday, as the world's largest pork producer scrambled to contain the disease.
The water levels of dam supplying Cape Town have increased to 62% following good rains over the weekend.
An explosion at the Eikenhof substation in Johannesburg South has resulted in power outages in many surrounding suburbs.
In a legal filing Monday, the Internet Association,Entertainment Software Association, Computer & Communications Industry Association, and Writers Guild of America West urged the reversal of the Trump administration decision to over turn the rules in December.
An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DR Congo has killed 67 people this month, said authorities as they roll out a battery of new drugs to tackle the virus amid concerns it has spread to a rebel-encircled area.
Two people were killed and more than 200 injured in a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, officials told local media.
The City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management Centre has received numerous reports of flooded roadways and fallen trees. This is after the heavy downpours and strong winds late on Saturday and overnight
President Cyril Ramaphosa says that more land should be made available to the fast growing game farming industry.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says every South African will be covered under the National Health Insurance by 2025.
U.S. President Donald Trump criticised social media companies on Friday for silencing"millions of people" in what he called an act of censorship.
The CEO of South African Wind Energy Brenda Martin says the country's wind power potential can, in the next few years, generate at least 40% of South Africa's electricity.
Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violence-torn east.
President Cyril Ramaphosa address to the Stakeholder Consultative Meeting on the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, with a particular focus on the recently gazetted National Health Insurance Bill and the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has cautioned against an increasing trend of referring accused in criminal cases for mental observation.
It's the world's number one killer among infectious diseases, but tuberculosis has been eclipsed by HIV/AIDS as a focus of global attention and donor funding.
While South Africans have embraced the message of moving towards a green economy, more can still be done to reduce our carbon footprint and the impact of climate change .
Sixty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, the authorities said, adding that four novel drugs had been added to the roster of treatments.
The DA has expressed concern over an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella infections in babies at the Thelle Mogoerane hospital in Vosloorus East of Johannesburg.
The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba is briefing members of the media about the “Report on an Investigation into Allegations of Patient Mismanagement and Patient Rights Violations at the Tower Psychiatric Hospital and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Centre.
Facebook on Wednesday said it has suspended more than 400 of thousands of applications it has investigated to determine whether people's personal information was being improperly shared.
Scientists at the North West University's Potchefstroom Campus have created a ground-breaking pest control model.
Tsogo Sun, one of South Africa's larger hotel chains, recently announced that they would ban plastic straws from their 113 hotels and casinos.
Two babies have died at the Thelle Mogoerane Hospital in Vosloorus on the East Rand following a Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak at the facility.
The North West health department which has been facing service delivery crisis over the past three years has a backlog of over 4 000 vacant positions.
The Cape Chamber of Commerce has applauded businesses which have played a part in the battle to save water and defeat Day Zero.
The annual Malaria Spraying campaign in Limpopo is underway.
UNICEF has said that children represent an unusually high proportion of people affected by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC.
A lawsuit filed in federal court accuses Google of invading people's privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite "location history" settings being turned off
More than 50 cows, sheep and horses have died in France's most serious outbreak of anthrax in two decades, according to officials who have warned of a vaccine shortage.