Geologists from the University of Johannesburg have taken over the study and analysis of a rare object that has baffled scientists around the globe.
A shallow earthquake shook buildings in El Salvador on Thursday afternoon, emergency services in the country said. Alarms sounded as locals evacuated buildings in the capital, San Salvador, according to a Reuters witness. Emergency services in the Central American country said the quake measured at magnitude 4.0. The quake was measured at a depth of […]
The Department of Health in Mpumalanga has called on the public to visit health facilities to test for malaria.
The first South African study to look at HIV prevalence in transgender women was launched in East London on Wednesday.
The Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) says an independent board of inquiry into the circumstances that led to the train accident that claimed nineteen lives in Kroonstad, in the Free State, will be established.
Major water drilling companies have been mobilised and are expected to move into Cape Town soon as attempts to find more clean water intensify.
Rand Water has condemned what it terms the occupation of its business premises by a delegation from the Emfuleni Local Municipality on Tuesday. Rand Water says the action was totally unnecessary. It further says, it is regrettable that the municipality would resort to blocking the gates to the entrance of its Head Office in Glenvista, […]
About 5 000 lesser flamingo chicks are in danger of dying due to the low levels of the Kamfersdam in Kimberley in Northern Cape.
The South African government on Monday announced a range of interventions in the health sector in a bid to protect the population, particularly newborn babies, from a listeriosis epidemic which has killed 61 so far. “When we view statistics of affected people, we note that of all the vulnerable groups, neonates [newborn babies within first […]
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says cases of confirmed listeriosis infections have increased to 727.
The prices of various milk products could increase in the near future due to expected losses of income by farmers in the Western Cape.
It is summer time in the southern hemisphere and locals and tourists are flocking to the coast to enjoy the sunshine, salt air and some of the best beaches the world has to offer.
The Water and Sanitation Department says it will send officials to the Western Cape within the next two weeks to assist with water conservation and enforcement as the province grapples with its worst drought in over a century.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba on Friday declared the a local state of disaster in the City as a result of last week’s violent storm and heavy rains. Hundreds of households were left destitute after a heavy storm battered down some parts of south and west Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon, blowing off roofs, uprooting trees and […]
A gender rights activist says that South African universities have historically failed rape victims and that the new intake of female students face a minefield of sexual violence on our campuses.
Water levels in some of the dams in KwaZulu-Natal remain critically low.
Researchers have found a set of security flaws in processors from Intel and AMD that could let hackers steal sensitive information from millions of devices.
The Cape Town Weather Office says cooler temperatures are expected in the Mother City on Friday.
South African born tech entrepeneur, Elon Musk, is preparing to launch a spacecraft called Zuma into space -after two delays.
Residents can expect clear skies across KwaZulu-Natal over the next few days.
Residents of the tornado-struck Protea Glen area in Soweto have threatened to shut down the area, if Thursday’s afternoon's meeting with stakeholders does not yield the desired outcomes.
Long queues have formed at some public swimming pools in Cape Town as temperatures are expected to hit around the mid-thirties on Thursday.
A newly discovered vulnerability in computer chips on Wednesday raised concerns that hackers could access sensitive data on most modern systems, as technology firms sought to play down the security risks.
The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality says preliminary investigations suggest that over 4 000 houses in Mkhuhlu and surrounding villages, outside Hazyview, in Mpumalanga, have been damaged by the storm that hit the area on New Year’s eve. Residents of Mkhuhlu are picking up the pieces and trying to rebuild what has been destroyed. Hundreds of houses […]
The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng says operations are being delayed at the Sebokeng Hospital in the Vaal due to water pressure challenges.
KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC S'bongiseni Dhlomo has urged the public to donate blood as the festive period draws to a close.
Efforts to contain the listeriosis outbreak in the Northern Cape have been increased after four cases were reported in the province.
Giving gadgets brains will be a hot theme at the Consumer Electronics Show set to open in Las Vegas, with device makers big and small touting hardware with "smarts."
It has emerged that many people celebrating the New Year ignore municipal bylaws restricting the use of fireworks.
The National Sea Rescue Institute has urged beachgoers to be extremely cautious this week. This as the first full moon of the new year on Tuesday will result in a spring tide and stronger than normal rip currents.