After rescuing an injured owl in Alex Township from children throwing rocks at it, animal organisations spent time to educate the kids in the important role these predators play in maintain rodent populations in the townships.
Intense heat and water shortages raised fears of disease outbreaks in flood-hit western Japan on Thursday as the death toll from the worst weather disaster in 36 years neared 200.
The SABC and Primedia are expected to make submissions to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa hearings on digital radio on Thursday.
WHO says viral hepatitis is increasingly becoming the leading cause of death in the world.
Britain's data regulator has said it will fine Facebook half a million pounds for failing to protect users' data.
The Environmental Affairs Department has confirmed the new national climate change bill, that the department is holding public consultations around, is going to push for big co-operate companies to be punished for their excessive carbon emissions.
Uber Technologies Inc's Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned on Tuesday, Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said, following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination at the ride-hailing firm.
Woolworths South Africa says its decision to recall its savory rice mix product is purely a precautionary measure on the global instruction of the Hungarian Food Safety Agency.
The Durban and Coastal Mental Health Home is implicated yet again in another scandal.
The North West is one of the provinces facing the greatest risk of the impacts of climate change. These are among the concerns raised during public consultations on the new Climate Change Bill.
The South African Weather Service says another cold front is expected to hit the Cape later this week.
Transport Deputy Minister Sindisiwe Chikunga has urged scientists and delegates attending the 37th Southern African Transport Conference to assist government with a viable public transport turnaround strategy
Poachers have killed two rhinos at the Shamwari private Game Reserve near Paterson in the Eastern Cape.
The collective dam levels in the Cape Town Metro now stand at 52.4% full.
South Africa has a new life line to boost its declining domestic tourism figures, the Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga, known as the Barberton Greenstone Belt, were recently declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Northern Cape based medical students say they are ready to provide primary health care to the public.
The Eastern Cape Health Department has embarked on a campaign to upgrade the iconic Victoria Hospital in Alice.
Water restrictions and reduced production by farmers in the Eastern Cape are likely to continue for the rest of the year, due to the prolonged drought in the province.
Researchers from half a dozen states in West Africa have joined together in a battle against what one expert calls a root crop "Ebola" -- a viral disease that could wreck the region's staple food and condemn millions to hunger.
There's still no end in sight for the drought in the Eastern Cape with farmers being the hardest hit.
Environmentalists have warned that the number of plastics in the oceans will outweigh fish by 2050, if nothing is done to end plastic pollution. They say the world consumes as much as a trillion plastic bags every year. Saturday marks “International Plastic Bag Free Day”. A public awareness campaign was held at Cape Town’s V&A […]
SANParks has embarked on a campaign to raise funds to fight the scourge of rhino poaching.
Deputy President David Mabuza has welcomed 260 students who returned Saturday from studying medicine in Cuba.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan Saturday evening outside of Tokyo, swaying buildings in the capital, but no tsunami warning was issued.
The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune response in humans and shielded monkeys from infection.
Etienne Rigo stands in his sun-baked vineyard in the centre of Belgium, enjoying the fruits of climate change.
The Competition Commission's Health market inquiry has revealing some distressing findings in the private healthcare sector.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has called on health-care workers to consider engaging it when they fail to resolve their disputes with government, instead of embarking on a strike action that compromises the provision of health-care.
The Competition Commission Inquiry into medical schemes and private healthcare market has found that of the 22 open medical schemes, about two schemes hold about 70 per cent of the market share.
Agri Western Cape says good rains and heavy snow has placed the industry in the province in a much better position than last year.