Firefighters are still battling to contain a veld fire that has been raging in the Du Toitskloof Mountains since Sunday.
At least 80% of a large vegetation fire that has been raging in the Du Toitskloof Mountains has been contained.
The South African Weather Service says no rain is expected in Gauteng on Monday, Christmas Day.
Some 200 people have been killed in the southern Philippines after a tropical storm battered the archipelago nation's second-largest island, triggering heavy flooding and landslides that have ravaged towns and displaced tens of thousands.
The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines climbed swiftly to 133 on Saturday, as rescuers pulled dozens of bodies from a swollen river, police said.
A Pretoria man has embarked on a 20 day hunger strike to raise funds to feed animals during the festive season.
The South African Weather Services says KwaZulu-Natal residents and holiday makers should brace themselves for a rainy Christmas long weekend.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says listeriosis does not pose a major health risk to the majority of the population, although 61 people have died of the bacterial disease this year.
A 16 year old teenager jetted into the country from the UK last week and is already causing a stir at a local kitchen in Johannesburg.
China launched an apple futures contract transaction in Zhengzhou of central Henan Province on Friday, the first fresh fruit futures in the global market.
Apple has confirmed what some conspiracy theorists suspected, that it intentionally slows performance of older iPhones as batteries weaken from age.
The Albert Falls Dam in KwaZulu-Natal has reached its lowest level in 20-years at 19.2%. Albert Falls feeds the Mayville Dam, which supplies water to at least 60% of residents in the eThekwini region.
Owls are increasingly under threat and now the Owl Rescue Centre at the Hartbeespoort Dam is making great strides in rehabilitating those that have been injured and poisoned.
Interventions to curb initiation deaths in the Eastern Cape are paying off. The province recorded 16 fatalities at the end of the summer season.
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape will identify wells and springs across the municipality to alleviate the water crisis.
Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said on Thursday.
An American woman has given birth to a healthy baby girl from an embryo that was frozen a quarter century ago, in what hospital officials say may be a world record.
The City of Cape Town says Capetonians and visitors to the city are now able to download a water channel app on their phones.
Fees-Must-Fall student leader, Fasiha Hassan, says there is an urgent need for students, universities, the Department of Higher Education, National Treasury and other stakeholders to discuss a way forward on funding free higher education.
The SABC Education is calling on all South African matric students to register and receive their matric results through SMS or USSD lines. The service is created for matric students to receive results via SMS and USSD as soon as results are made available to the general public. The service is in partnership with the […]
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would begin using facial recognition technology to tell people on the social network when others upload photos of them, if they agree to let the company keep a facial template on file.
The City of Cape Town says the much-anticipated "Day Zero" has moved forward by an estimated two months.
The South African Weather Services says KwaZulu-Natal residents should brace themselves for further downpours.
The death toll from a tropical storm that pummelled the central Philippines rose to 43 with hopes fading for dozens of others still missing after massive landslides, authorities said Tuesday.
Social media savvy politicians have kept their followers updated and entertained on what is taking place at the 54th ANC National Elective Conference at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg. Both ANC members at the conference and opposition party members tweeted their views as the world waits for the ruling party’s new leadership. Ramaphosa: “There are […]
The NSRI has urged beach goers to be extremely cautious when visiting beaches along the Western Cape coastline as the province experiences a new moon spring tide this week.
Snake handlers have warned Western Cape residents to be on the lookout for the reptiles on their properties due to the persistent drought in the province.
A trio of US and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off from Kazakhstan on Sunday (December 17) for a two-day trip to the International Space Station, a NASA TV broadcast showed.
The Water Department has urged the defaulting municipalities to comply with payment arrangements.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including “fetus,” “diversity” and “transgender” in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed Saturday. The Washington Post reported Friday that policy analysts were told at a meeting of the forbidden terms, which one analyst said also […]