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.
There's a possibility of flooding in much of the north-east of the country.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted on Wednesday that his company has made mistakes in a data leak that caused grave concern about user privacy possibly abused for political purposes.
India's Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that a British consultancy improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target US voters.
Table Mountain management says state veterinarians confirmed found a strain of H5N8 in the the penguin colony at Boulders in the Cape Peninsula.
Animal welfare organisations and government are working together in rural areas to try and curb South Africa's animal overpopulation crisis.
South African food company Tiger Brands said on Monday it had decided the recall to include all products at the Pretoria facility of its Value Added Meat Products brand, after similar earlier moves at its Polokwane and Germiston plants over a listeriosis outbreak.
Brazil the country with the world's greatest fresh water reserves hosts an international conference this week on growing fears over the fragility of drinking water supplies in a heating planet.
A committee of British MPs has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them to give evidence on reports that a political consultancy gained inappropriate access to 50 million Facebook users' data.
Sunday marks the beginning of the National Water week.
The question that hangs in the balance with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is the future of green energy.
African governments have been urged to develop an inclusive approach to eliminate common transmissible and non-transmissible diseases in the continent.
At least 15 people were killed and scores injured in heavy rains and flooding, Kenya's Daily Nation said on Friday.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says it still needs to confirm if a product taken off the shelves by Shoprite was indeed contaminated with listeria bacteria.
National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) says the strike at the state mortuaries in Gauteng will continue until the department commits to its promises.
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union ( Nehawu's) has called on the Gauteng Health Department to approach National Treasury for a bailout.
The Gauteng traffic office has called on motorists to reduce their speed while driving due to inclement weather in the province.
Facebook Inc on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, after finding data privacy policies had been violated.
Gauteng residents are advised to keep warm this weekend as a cold front and rainy conditions are forecast.
KwaZulu-Natal emergency services are on standby as temperatures are expected to drop, with a cold-front being experienced over most parts of the country.
The South African Human Rights' Commission continues to monitor the water crisis unfolding in the City of Cape Town.
Drought-stricken municipalities in the Eastern Cape are on standby to start rolling out their water conservation plans as soon as National Treasury starts allocating reserve funds for the disaster in the provinces.
Gauteng residents will soon no longer wait in long queues at clinics just to receive their chronic medication.
The Food and Workers Union, FAWU has called on Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi to clarify his public statement relating to Listeriosis.
Weather temperatures are expected to drop across the country from today going to the weekend with the cold front expected in most parts of the country.
Over 180 people have died following the outbreak of listeriosis, after eating ready to eat processed meat, such as polony, russians, sausages and viennas.
African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule has called on health organisations to adopt more preventative approaches towards the outbreak of Listeriosis.
Members of Parliament on Wednesday resolved to forge ahead with a full-scale parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of the water and sanitation department.