Meet the doctors: The two Miss South Africa semi-finalists on the medical front-line

Two of the Miss South Africa Top 15 semi-finalists – Karishma Ramdev and Thato Mosehle – are medical doctors who are currently working at...

Young South Africans: This is how we do it

Many young South Africans begin their day answering a simple question. Whether its Twitter's "What's happening?" or Facebook's "What's on your mind?", the way...

World TB Day: South Africa launches screening campaign

With South Africa having the third highest incidence of TB in the world, the government's latest campaign aimed at encouraging South Africans - particularly those in mining communities, early childhood development centres, and inmates in correctional facilities - to be screened and tested for TB.

Klerksdorp earthquake: mining or nature?

The recent earthquake in South Africa's North West province was most likely a natural earthquake triggered by decades of mining activity, and might require a rethink of building codes in mining areas, experts said during a recent panel discussion hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

Forum to work for peace on SA mines

On the eve of the anniversary of last year's Marikana tragedy, the government, police and mining stakeholders have launched a mine crime combating forum to tackle continuing unrest and restore calm in South Africa's mining sector.

South Africa’s new police watchdog

The new Independent Police Investigative Directorate will focus more on tackling corruption and human rights abuses involving the police than its predecessor, while making itself more accessible to the public, says the unit's director.

‘Climate Train’ leads way to COP 17

The government and civil society have partnered to launch a unique "Climate Train" to criss-cross South Africa raising awareness on changing weather patterns ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference starting in Durban on 28 November.

SA, European firms in agribusiness JV

South African firm Senwes is entering into a joint venture with the European division of Bunge, a leading global agribusiness company, to develop grain and oilseed operations in South Africa both for the domestic market and for export to African countries.

Sport and recreational flying in SA

Africa is known for the blueness of its skies. And here on the southern tip of Africa, in South Africa, those skies offer an ideal opportunity to learn how to fly from world- class instructors in a wide range of awesome locations.