Scientists from the University of Stellenbosch, with international collaborators, will embark on a dangerous journey to Antarctica this week to conduct research on phytoplankton, a key part of the ocean ecosystem.
South African scientists have turned to cloning to save some plant species from extinction.
The City of Cape Town says an alarming number of indigenous trees in the metro are being illegally stripped of their bark.
Author: Dr Collette Schulz-Herzenberg The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has reasserted itself as a regional player in KZN, and increased its national vote share. It now has 17.4% of the vote share in the province with 87% of all Voting Districts counted, and predicted to win 16.6% by the CSIR. This is a substantial increase […]
South Africa’s most powerful nano-satellite is orbiting earth, following its launch into space on Thursday morning. It will monitor marine traffic along the South African coast and also detect forest and veld fires.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been honoured for the important role he played in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission process.
One of the most remarkable public health successes of the last decade in southern Africa has been the reduction in the number of babies born with HIV. This was achieved through the provision of antiretroviral therapy to pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV. For example, the number of new HIV infections in children in […]
The Presidency has named the ten members of the advisory panel on Land Reform, announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) insists there’s nothing secretive or odd about party leader, Mmusi Maimane, wanting to throw his hat in the ring for the position of Western Cape Premier.
A university study has found that alien invasive trees fuelled last year’s devastating fires in Knysna in the Southern Cape.
The drought also played a part in the severity of the inferno.