SA will have to produce 50% more food by 2050 or face crisis — WWF report

​South Africa faces an impending food security crisis if there isn't urgent action to correct unsustainable practices

Telescope confirms new evidence of white dwarf cannibalising its companion star

The find has led astronomers to change their view on how massive radiation bursts occur on white dwarf stars

Science body pushes for better human genetics ethics guidelines

Forensic science was critical in convicting axe murderer Henri van Breda who killed his father, mother and brother in their upmarket home

Activists build shack outside Zille’s official residence in ‘honour’ of Mandela Day

The protest forms part of the campaign for decent housing in the Western Cape

Attacker shot dead after fatal stabbing attack at Malmesbury mosque

​Two people have been killed and several wounded in a stabbing attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in the early hours of Thursday morning

SA smartphones hammered as sales decline after festive season

South African mobile operators have shown resilience amid lower smartphone sales data

Cell C aims for big customer growth with MTN deal

​Mobile operator Cell C is aiming to give its customers a network speed boost with an MTN roaming agreement deal

Four mineworkers confirmed dead at Sibanye-Stillwater

Mine operations stop as rescuers race to find survivors at Sibanye-Stillwater mine

Battle looms over Cape Town green waste tender

Reliance Compost, which managed some of the city's green waste drop-off points for 15 years, said sites would be closed because an unrewarded tender

Zuma accepts resignation of third SABC board member

In a brief media statement, the presidency acknowledged the resignation of the third member of the current board.

MTN chief wants probe into ‘freeloading’ WhatsApp

Free messaging operators like Whatsapp should be forced to pay towards cellphone infrastructure, says MTN's boss, who is calling for an Icasa probe.

AlwaysOn launches Wi-Fi calling in SA

South Africa's mobile industry is set for a shake-up as a local WiFi calling platform launches.

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A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations