When she discovered she was HIV-positive early this year, sex worker Evelyn Msipa, 32, was alone in her rented apartment in Zimbabwe's capital Harare.
The field of engineering is still fairly male-dominated but many women have seemingly fought to get their voices heard.
Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday.
Daybreak revealed chaos and destruction across the Indonesian resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 82 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week.
A South African scientist has patented an improved method to purify water for drinking purposes.
History is being made in the Eastern Cape. Elephants have been relocated to an area of the Addo Elephant National Park where they last roamed 150 years ago.
Hurricane Hector gained strength as it headed across the Pacific, threatening to hit Hawaii's Big Island and possibly its active volcano, officials said early Sunday.
An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people, the health ministry said on Saturday.
A biosphere is a protected area. It hosts all forms of life and ecosystems.
Western Cape Minister of Health Dr Nomafrench Mbombo has opened a new surgical ward and a CT scan suite at the Khayelitsha District Hospital on the Cape Flats.
The funeral of the late world renowned cardiologist, Professor Bongani Mayosi will be held in Cape Town on Saturday.
If you use a device to connect to the digital world, algorithms affect you. Algorithms can have an impact on your credit rating or even medical diagnosis. Experts warns that companies in control of these systems need to be transparent and accountable.
A new method of treating XDR TB patients was launched at Campbell in the Northern Cape
The death and unsafe burial of a 65-year-old woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
STROOP - Journey into the Rhino Horn War, the locally made documentary film, has been awarded the 2018 Green Tenacity Award by the judges of the Eighth Annual San Francisco Green Film Festival.
The death of Professor Bongani Mayosi has left a huge void in the medical fraternity and health sector.
Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday flew a team led by Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga to an eastern region hit by Ebola, the country's second outbreak in less than three months, a local official said.
An estimated 78 million babies are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at higher risk of death.
Pupils learned about drones during a National Science Week event hosted by the University of South Africa’s Florida Campus in the West Rand.
Some hospital superbugs are growing increasingly tolerant to alcohol-based disinfectants found in hand washes and sanitizers, allowing increasing infections to take hold, an Australian study warned Wednesday.
Twenty people have already died from hemorrhagic fevers in and around Mangina, a densely populated town.
Do you worry that you, or your children, spend too much time on social media? Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday said they want to help you take control.
Gun control proponents are concerned the weapons made from 3-D printers are untraceable, undetectable “ghost” firearms that pose a threat to global security.
Another specialised aviation school has opened its doors in Kempton Park.
A family of 27 elephants was on Monday moved from Addo Elephant National Park to Darlington in the Eastern Cape.
As part of National Science Week, Delta Environmental Centre in Victory Park, Johannesburg, is holding biodiversity exhibitions and activities for learners and the general public.
The City of Cape Town says average water usage in the city has dropped to below 500 million litres per day.
Uber said it will move employees working on self-driving trucks to other internal roles within autonomous vehicle development.
Gautrain is expected to continue with limited services on Tuesday as workers affiliated to the UNTU continue their strike.
More than 500 hikers and their guides have been successfully evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain, officials said Tuesday.