President Cyril Ramaphosa says every South African will be covered under the National Health Insurance by 2025.
U.S. President Donald Trump criticised social media companies on Friday for silencing"millions of people" in what he called an act of censorship.
The CEO of South African Wind Energy Brenda Martin says the country's wind power potential can, in the next few years, generate at least 40% of South Africa's electricity.
Democratic Republic of Congo has approved four more experimental treatments against the deadly Ebola virus, the health ministry said as it raced to contain an outbreak in its violence-torn east.
President Cyril Ramaphosa address to the Stakeholder Consultative Meeting on the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, with a particular focus on the recently gazetted National Health Insurance Bill and the Medical Schemes Amendment Bill.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has cautioned against an increasing trend of referring accused in criminal cases for mental observation.
It's the world's number one killer among infectious diseases, but tuberculosis has been eclipsed by HIV/AIDS as a focus of global attention and donor funding.
While South Africans have embraced the message of moving towards a green economy, more can still be done to reduce our carbon footprint and the impact of climate change .
Sixty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, the authorities said, adding that four novel drugs had been added to the roster of treatments.
The DA has expressed concern over an outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella infections in babies at the Thelle Mogoerane hospital in Vosloorus East of Johannesburg.
The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba is briefing members of the media about the “Report on an Investigation into Allegations of Patient Mismanagement and Patient Rights Violations at the Tower Psychiatric Hospital and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Centre.
Facebook on Wednesday said it has suspended more than 400 of thousands of applications it has investigated to determine whether people's personal information was being improperly shared.
Scientists at the North West University's Potchefstroom Campus have created a ground-breaking pest control model.
Tsogo Sun, one of South Africa's larger hotel chains, recently announced that they would ban plastic straws from their 113 hotels and casinos.
Two babies have died at the Thelle Mogoerane Hospital in Vosloorus on the East Rand following a Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak at the facility.
The North West health department which has been facing service delivery crisis over the past three years has a backlog of over 4 000 vacant positions.
The Cape Chamber of Commerce has applauded businesses which have played a part in the battle to save water and defeat Day Zero.
The annual Malaria Spraying campaign in Limpopo is underway.
UNICEF has said that children represent an unusually high proportion of people affected by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the eastern DRC.
A lawsuit filed in federal court accuses Google of invading people's privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite "location history" settings being turned off
More than 50 cows, sheep and horses have died in France's most serious outbreak of anthrax in two decades, according to officials who have warned of a vaccine shortage.
The Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs says the state of the Gouritz River catchment area, which includes sections of the Karoo, is a big concern
Apple said on Monday it had removed many gambling-related apps from its Chinese app store as the US giant comes under scrutiny amid trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has expressed shock at the state in which it found the Vaal River.
A suspected case of Ebola has been reported in Uganda.
Suspected state capture has crippled the already teetering North West Health Department, following a controversial deal with the Gupta-linked Mediosa.
Scientists from the South African Environmental Observation Network have warned that little is known about the long term impact of rock aquifer drilling on the underground water table in Cape Town.
The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government has said, and the WHO expects more cases.
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a tremor killed more than 460 people.
A strong 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but it was too deep to generate a tsunami and there were no reports of damage.