NASA has launched a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket on Saturday carrying a Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite, or JPSS-1, the first in a series of next-generation satellites that NASA said will help provide enhanced accuracy in forecasting environmental events such as weather, forest fires and droughts.
The South African National Blood Services (SANBS) says blood stocks are at critically low levels.
The Western Cape is continuing to bare the brunt of the country's worst drought in a century with dam levels hovering at 36%.
Tygerberg Hospital is encouraging mothers to donate breast milk to save lives.
Cape, to discuss numerous benefits of the Square Kilometre Array the SKA project. The R3.7 billion astronomy project continues to bring opportunities to surrounding communities such as attracting researchers from all corners of the world.
At least 10.4million people were infected with Tuberculosis (TB) in 2016 and only six-million of them were diagnosed.
The top management from waste management company - Enviroserv has appeared in the Durban Magistrate's Court.
Only about four out of every 10 public clinics that should be offering abortion services actually do, according to a new survey conducted by the Bhekisisa Mail & Guardian Centre for Health Journalism. Bhekisisa launched South Africa’s first online, searchable map of free, safe abortion providers, #SizaMap. #SizaMap maps out free government abortion services on Friday. Users can search […]
The City of Cape Town says despite residents reducing their water consumpution by nearly half since January last year, the worst is not over.
South Africans have been urged to wear a red ribbon on Friday and the next few Fridays as part of raising awareness about HIV/AIDS in the build up to World AIDS Day on December 1.
As the world marks World Premature Day, South Africa has seen an increase in the number of premature babies living longer now compared to a decade ago.
A 32 year old woman who has become the first black African Neurosurgeon has been described as diligent, humbled, God-fearing and focused.
Large parts of KwaZulu-Natal are experiencing low temperatures, heavy rains and even snow as a cold front passes through the province.
Consumers are being urged to think about the amount of plastic they use, purchase and recycle.
The cost of Diabetes will affect negatively on the country's health budget if more awareness is not created around the illness.
Because water is a scarce commodity in the drought-stricken Western Cape, a new smart water meter, called Count Dropula has been installed to help save water , especially at schools is paying off.
Disaster Management Team in the Joe Gqabi District Municipality is ready for icy temperatures, snow and widespread rainfall in the Barkly East, Elliot and Lady Grey towns. Disruptive snow can be expected over the Barkly Pass. Joe Gqabi District Municipality spokesperson Mandla Gceya has warned both communal and commercial farmers to keep livestock on the […]
US regulators have approved the first pill that contains a digital tracking sensor to alert doctors and caregivers as to whether a patient is taking the medication as scheduled.
The South African Weather Service has warned the public to brace itself for an unseasonal cold weather across the country starting on Tuesday night.
Surgeons at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town have begun with reconstructive surgery on 41 children as part of Smile Week.
Suspended Mental Health Director Makgabo Manamela has finally agreed to testify at the Life Esidimeni hearings in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday next week.
World Diabetes Day is commemorated on the 14th of November across the world to highlight and the plight of diabetes, such as its dangers and how to live the potentially life threatening disease.
The City of Cape Town says warm and windy weather conditions are contributing to the decline in dam levels in the province.
HIV/Aids experts from five continents have come together in Cape Town to discuss the epidemic.
The Cango wildlife ranch at Oudtshoorn in the little Karoo is experiencing an animal baby boom.
The Department of Environmental Affairs has made available a budget of over a million rand to clean up the Swartkops River in the Eastern Cape.
With 1.3 million living with diabetes in KwaZulu-Natal, communities are heeding the call for healthy living to combat this pandemic.
The municipality says it urgently needs R45 million to drill more boreholes to stop taps from running dry.
Earthlife Africa Johannesburg will march in the city on Saturday, calling on the South African government to abandon its plans to build new nuclear power stations.
The Karee Dam at Calvinia in the Northern Cape is empty once again.