Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere hit a record high this year. This is according to a United Nations report released this week.
CapeNature, the Western Cape biodiversity conservation, wilderness and public nature reserve body, has invited the public to spend time in the great outdoors.
A Limpopo cancer survivor has taken it upon herself to educate others about the disease.
Brazil registered 874 novel coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours and 43 718 additional cases, the nation’s health ministry said on Friday.
South Africa has recorded 1 960 new coronavirus cases.
In this week's Global COVID-19 Wrap, SABC News captures highlights from the African continent, Europe, Asia, and the Americas as the number of confirmed infections worldwide rises.
Gauteng has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries, accounting for 33% of all recoveries in the country, the Provincial Command Council says on Friday.
Microsoft Corp MSFT.O recently alerted one of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's main election campaign advisory firms that it had been targeted by suspected Russian state-backed hackers, according to four people briefed on the matter.
South Africa has recorded 2007 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to 644 438 on Thursday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been announced as the co-chair of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator Facilitation Council with Norway's Prime Minister, Erna Solberg.
United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres says the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator is the global solution we are looking for.
The SABC's news division has reached a million subscribers on its YouTube channel.
AstraZeneca's suspension of global trials of its experimental coronavirus vaccine after an illness in a study subject in Britain has cast doubt on prospects for an early rollout of one of the most advanced COVID-19 vaccines in development.
Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it would run a pilot project for delivery of grocery and household products through automated drones, along with end-to-end delivery firm Flytrex, as the U.S. retailer looks to beef up its delivery business.
Western Cape Health Minister Nomafrench Mbombo has called on pregnant women to stop drinking while pregnant.
AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said it has paused a late-stage trial of one of the leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates after an unexplained illness in a study participant.
Brazil's acting Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello said on Tuesday that a COVID-19 vaccine would be rolled out for all Brazilians in January 2021.
The African wild dog distinguishes itself from rival predators like lions and hyenas by using the unique hunting style of chasing prey over long distances until the target collapses from exhaustion, instead of relying upon speed, strength or stealth.
South Africa has recorded 1 079 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, carrying the total number of cases to 640 441.
Robots are not efficient enough for Tesla’s new car factory in Germany, which plans to replace hundreds of them with giant aluminium casting machines to build simpler chassis parts, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says water levels at dams that supply the Metro have reached critical proportions.
Exposure to other serious diseases in the past may have created an immunity to COVID-19 for many South Africans.
The Health Department is working with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) and other investigative bodies, to ensure that personal protective equipment provided to healthcare institutions are of good quality, says Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, Mkhize says the current trend of the country recording less active cases of COVID-19 shows South Africa is in an encouraging situation.
Australia expects to receive its first batches of a potential COVID-19 vaccine in January, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, as the number of new daily infections in the country's virus hotspot fell to a 10-week low.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
South Africa has recorded 1 633 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total confirmed cases to 638 517 on Sunday.
A high proportion of COVID-19 infections among United States healthcare personnel appear to go undetected, according to a report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck 82 km (50 miles) east-northeast of General Santos in Mindanao, the Philippines, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Sunday.
Researchers in Costa Rica are due to begin trials of an inexpensive coronavirus treatment based on antibodies taken from horses injected with the SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to scientists.