The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has issued guidelines to be followed by fishermen in KwaZulu-Natal with the sardine season in full swing.
Germany’s coronavirus reproduction rate jumped to 288 on Sunday, up from 179 a day earlier, health authorities said, a rate showing infections are rising above the level needed to contain the disease over the longer term.
This week, we look at educational apps to keep your young ones learning and entertained during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
The Western Cape, which has the highest number of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the country, says clinical protocols are already being developed for the use of the drug, Dexamethasone, in its battle against the disease.
Research professor, Tulio de Oliviera, says scientists do not yet fully understand why the Dexamethasone drug is so effective in patients with a severe case of COVID-19.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is now 87 715. The number of confirmed deaths has increased by 94 to 1 831.
Witrand hospital in Potchefstroom in the North West has confirmed 100 patients and 23 staff members to have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The hospital looks after patients with mental and physical disabilities.
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.
As South Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to spike, the Western Cape is expected to start its peak by the end of June and the beginning of July.
The Western Cape Department of Health has urged members of the public who are unable to self-isolate due to economic or social reasons to make use of its various isolation and quarantine facilities across the province.
The Department of Health has reported a further increase of 63 COVID-19 deaths. This brings the total national deaths to 1 737 on Thursday, with a mortality rate of 2, 1%.
The new coronavirus pandemic hit Cape Town much earlier than previously assumed and this helps to explain why South Africa’s main tourist hub now accounts for more than half of all infections and the most deaths, a senior health official said on Thursday.
Britain on Thursday said it would switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in a U-turn for the troubled programme.
The latest daily figures from the Health Department showed on Wednesday that South Africa's death toll from confirmed cases has risen to 1 674, an increase of 49.
Results of a study conducted in the United Kingdom have been hailed as a game changer in the fight against COVID19.
Unlisted German biotech firm CureVac will become the second company after rival BioNTech to launch human trials of an experimental coronavirus vaccine in the country, eyeing a potential approval in mid-2021.
The South African Weather Services has forecast heavy rain which may cause localised flooding in the next two days in north-east KwaZulu-Natal.
For many, COVID-19 is not life-threatening, however people with some of the underlying conditions below may be at high risk of contracting COVID-19.
The Health Department on Tuesday announced a breakthrough in one of the therapeutic trials for COVID-19 management.
Brazil set a daily record on Tuesday for new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day, as its case load grew by 34 918 patients in 24 hours to 923 189 total infections, the most in the world outside the United States.
Dexamethasone, a cheap and widely used steroid, has become the first drug shown to be able to save lives among COVID-19 patients in what scientists hailed as a "major breakthrough."
Apple on Tuesday found itself the target of two European Union (EU) antitrust investigations into its App Store and Apple Pay as regulators said its terms and conditions and restrictions may violate the bloc’s competition rules.
Amazon.com Inc said on Monday its founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos was willing to testify to a congressional panel investigating potential violations of US antitrust law by big technology companies.
The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on US companies doing business with China’s Huawei to allow them to work together on setting standards for next-generation 5G networks.
A tiny statuette of a bird carved from burnt bone about 13,500 years ago reveals the origins of Chinese art, embodying a style different from prehistoric three-dimensional artwork by people in other parts of the world, researchers said on Wednesday.
Scientists at Imperial College London will start the first clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine this week with more than 45 million pounds ($56.50 million) in backing from the UK government and philanthropic donors.
Rachel Bor’s neighbours chatted, laughed and shared milky tea from her tarnished kettle as they celebrated their most bountiful maize crop yet on her half-acre plot in Kenya’s Rift Valley.
Orange, France’s largest telecom operator, believes it would benefit from having a wider footprint in Africa and will give itself a few months to make a possible move, Chief Executive Stephane Richard told Les Echos business newspaper.
A United Nations human rights expert wants to submit evidence in a lawsuit against the South African government over its alleged failure to address long-term air pollution linked to burning coal, court papers show.
Earthlife Africa has voiced opposition to the possibility of South Africa's use of nuclear power in the future, saying it has a negative climate change impact and is costly.