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 […]
Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about resistance to the drugs in people. Starting in 2018, the company will buy about 15 percent of its beef […]
The Eastern Cape Health Department says it is concerned about the rising deaths of initiates.
Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct. Pishevar, who has denied the accusations, said in a statement provided by his lawyer that he was voluntarily leaving Sherpa […]
The symptoms were mild and seemingly innocuous at first: mostly coughing and fatigue.
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife says it is continuing to closely monitor its game reserves as the number of rhino poached in the province climbs to 218.
British astronomers have come up with a new set of constellations inspired by modern-day figures such as Harry Potter and Usain Bolt in an attempt to teach children about the layout of the universe.
The UN warned Wednesday that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide, and it urged far better recycling of the often hazardous rubbish.
Environment ministers who attended the just-ended United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) have committed to ending the amount of lead in paints
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has guaranteed the continuation of running water in households who qualify for the basic daily water supply of 35 litres per person to 30 municipalities that still owe more than R10 billion for bulk water supply.
Residents of KwaZulu-Natal have been urged to heed storm warnings as more bad weather is expected over the next few days.
Residents of Buxton Village near Taung in the North West are in the dark about the slow progress on the upgrade of the Taung Skull World Heritage Site which was included in the cradle of humankind world heritage site listing.
Tasmanian tiger was doomed long before humans began hunting the enigmatic marsupial, scientists said on Tuesday, with DNA sequencing showing it was in poor genetic health for thousands of years before its extinction.
South Africa's poultry industry body has asked the government to investigate allegations of forced labour in the sector in Brazil, the world's largest poultry exporter.