Asthma

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Here are the implications the Australian fires might have on tennis players as they gear up for the first grand slam of the new decade

Big business shrugs off health concerns

Boipatong struggles to breathe and residents say the steel mill is to blame. But ArcelorMittal says it is not responsible for their health problems.

Cancer valley pays a high price for South Africa’s oil needs

Respiratory illnesses are taking their toll on South Durban residents, but petrochemical firms deny culpability and won't cough up for health costs.

Temperature increases drive asthma suffering

Climate change and increased temperatures will make asthma one of the biggest medical challenges of this century, say experts.

Fast food linked to child asthma

Extensive research on children is ringing alarm bells about allergies.

Get asthma off your chest

'You can control your asthma" -- that was the upbeat message on World Asthma Day 2011, celebrated on May 3.

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it