Children in Kenya are getting a rare chance to look at the stars through a telescope for both fun and educational purposes.
The Water Crisis Coalition has called on Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to allow public access to water that runs from a natural spring outside her residence at Leeuwenhof Estate.
South Africa is on a race to build desalination plants to combat the water crisis is faces as dams run dry and rain is fast becoming a scarce commodity.
The National Department of Health says the" Integrated School Health Programme" does not include pregnancy tests and injecting learners at schools with contraceptives.
Thirty-one-year-old Dr Alphonse Philani Msomi has made history by becoming the first nuclear medical physician to have been trained in KwaZulu-Natal.
Scientists have succeeded for the first time in growing human eggs in a laboratory from the earliest stages in ovarian tissue all the way to full maturity - a scientific step that had previously been taken in mice.
Emerging farmers at an irrigation scheme at Matangari village outside Thohoyandou in Limpopo, say the presence of the Fall Army Worm is affecting their maize produce.
The Northern Cape Water Affairs Department says the completion of a bulk water supply will ensure water security to most parts of the Kalahari.
Within the next month, the entire country will be classified as being in a state of disaster due to the continuing drought and water shortages.
The City of Cape Town says it is asking national government to keep the Metro's water allocation unchanged.
Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says the national government was never consulted by the City of Cape Town about Cape Town's Day Zero.
The global mining industry is expected to continue shedding jobs as more and more mines become deeper and resources harder to find.
Malawi is using drones to identify hotspots for cholera transmission in the capital, Lilongwe. Drones help map areas that are densely populated and collect data for health workers to implement interventions against the spread of the disease. The project is a joint initiative of the United Nations children’s agency, Unicef and the government. Malawi is […]
The City of Cape Town says they've stepped up their communicable disease interventions in recent months due to the on-going drought.
The City of Cape Town has predicted that Day Zero will now arrive on May the 11th and not April the 16th as was initially thought.
Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi says he hopes government can convince pharmaceutical companies to reduce the price of cancer drugs as happened with HIV.
The South African government will soon launch one of the largest cancer awareness campaigns on the continent following a spike in the number of cancer patients in the country.
The Groenland Water Users Association in the Overberg says it will next week release between eight and ten million cubic metres of water into the Western Cape supply network.
Cancer remains the leading cause of death around the world.
Fukushima’s nuclear power operator is hoping to double the number of visitors to its tsunami-ravaged facilities by 2020, seeking to use the Olympic spotlight to clean up the region’s image. A massive undersea earthquake on March 11, 2011 sent a tsunami barrelling into Japan’s northeast coast, leaving more than 18,000 people dead or missing and […]
Construction has begun on the City of Cape Town's first desalination plant in Strandfontein near Mitchell's Plain in Cape Town
Doctors affiliated to SAMA have accused the Limpopo Health department for non-payment of salaries.
A rare celestial trifecta “super blue blood moon” was observed across China on Wednesday night, the first time the phenomenon has been seen in 152 years. According to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the full moon is special for three reasons: It’s the third in a series of “supermoons”, when the moon […]
The Western Cape Agriculture Department has appealed to poultry farmers to continue to exercise caution to avert another bird flu outbreak.
Free State Health MEC Butana Komphela says they have activated an outbreak response team in a bid to contain the spread of listeriosis.
Department of Water and Sanitations spokesperson, Sputnik Ratau says the focus has been on the Western Cape because the situation there is dire and there has been some form of recovery in other provinces of the water resources.
Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille is on Wednesday expected to meet with school principals to discuss emergency plans in the event of Day Zero, now set for April the 16th, amid the crippling drought in province.
As Cape Town draws closer to what the provincial government has labelled Day Zero, the Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation has warned that the Western Cape is not the only province in trouble.
Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found.
The Department of Infectious Diseases at Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town has cautioned the public not to panic over the fungal disease known as Emergomyces Africanus.