South Africa has recorded 903 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 671 669.
KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development Bongi Sithole-Moloi says it is disappointing that many dog owners are failing to take good care of their pets.
The cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 667 049 with 1 861 cases identified.
A male migrant died of COVID-19 on Sunday, the first reported death of an asylum seeker since the pandemic broke out in Greece in late February, a government official told Reuters.
Cases of COVID-19 have climbed to 670 766 in South Africa after 1 268 infections were confirmed overnight. The Eastern Cape is leading with recent deaths - having lost seven locals to the disease.
The Western Cape Minister of Environmental Affairs, Anton Bredell, says recent seismic activity in Cape Town is no cause for panic. Two incidents of earthquake were experienced in Cape Town on Saturday night, about two hours apart.
A second tremor has been experienced in Durbanville, in the Western Cape.
As the country continues to suffer from the impact of COVID-19, some people have used the opportunities presented by the pandemic to come up with new innovations.
England’s COVID-19 smartphone app launched to curb the spread of the virus does not accept test results processed in the country’s state-run laboratories, hospitals or as part of an official survey, it said on Saturday.
The cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 669 498 with 969 cases identified. The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 128 438 with 11 359 new tests conducted since the last report.
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) academic, Professor Thabo Msibi, says the COVID -19 pandemic has exacerbated what was already a crisis in education at schools. Msibi says research in recent years shows that about 60% of children in grade 1 will not make it to matric.
The SA Medical Association has raised some concern over the disbandment of government's chief Scientific advisory committee on COVID-19.
The Western Cape's largest dam, Theewaterskloof near Villliersdorp, has begun to overflow for the first time in almost a decade.
The African Climate Alliance (ACA) says a shift in the source of energy production in South Africa from coal to renewable energy sources could make the economy more resilient and help create jobs. The organisation joined various other activists outside Parliament yesterday, as part of a global day of climate change protests, who say countries […]
Critics of Facebook Inc FB.O, including the organisers of an advertising boycott against the company, on Friday launched their own oversight board to review the company's content moderation practices.
Google will block election ads on its platform after the US election on November 3, a company spokeswoman said on Friday.
United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global protest since the coronavirus crisis began.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has held a media briefing on the state of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its latest impact.
In this week's Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from the African continent, Europe, Asia, and the Americas as the number of confirmed infections worldwide rises.
The Cape Town Weather Office says a cold front will be moving across the Cape on Friday, bringing heavy rainfall.
The World Health Organization gave China its support and understanding to start administering experimental coronavirus vaccines to people while clinical trials were still underway, a Chinese health official said on Friday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will issue decrees laying the legal groundwork for Brazil to join the global COVID-19 vaccine partnership known as COVAX and earmarking 2.5 billion reais ($453.8 million) for securing vaccines through the facility, his office said on Thursday.
South Africa has recorded 1 861 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 667 049.
Facebook Inc's long-delayed independent Oversight Board plans to launch in mid-late October, just before the November US presidential election, although a board member said he did not know whether it would hear cases related to the contest.
Experts say while the second surge of coronavirus infections is expected in South Africa, it might not be as bad as what other countries are experiencing.
ByteDance has applied for a tech export licence in China as it races to seal a deal with Oracle Corp and Walmart Inc that it hopes will end the US government plans to ban its TikTok.
England and Wales launch a COVID-19 smartphone app on Thursday, allowing users to trace contacts, check the local level of risk and record visits to venues such as pubs, four months after the technology was promised to the public.
South Africa has recorded 1 906 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 665 188.
Robots that can kill the coronavirus with ultraviolet light have been brought in at one of London’s biggest train stations, St Pancras International, as it tries to restore customer confidence in the safety of travel hubs.
Germany’s health minister on Wednesday urged users of a smartphone app to help trace coronavirus infections to upload positive test results into the system, so that others at risk get a timely warning.