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Mongolia’s new ‘cleaner’ fuel linked to deaths, illness

The Mongolian government is trying to battle dangerous smog levels in one of the world's most polluted cities by trying to offer replacements for coal

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog chokes Bangkok

The Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, sparking social media criticism of the uneven response by the government

Pollution watchdog fines Delhi over toxic smog

The National Green Tribunal penalised the capital administration for its lack of oversight

Poisonous haze: Why the air we breathe could kill us

Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.

China ‘winning’ war on smog, helping life expectancy — study

Cities have cut levels of PM 2.5 – the tiny airborne particles considered most harmful to health – by an average of 32% in just four years.

Delhi should follow Beijing’s example in tackling air pollution

While India struggles for answers to its urban air pollution crisis, Beijing is moving forward with strong resolve and effective policy

Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as ‘killer’ smog continues

'This smog is a silent killer. In the years to come, the severe effects of this polluted air in our bodies will reveal its deadly effects'

What’s PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?

Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered

Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi

Dense grey smog shrouded the roads of the world's most polluted capital.

China bugged by smug foreign smog logs

China has long insisted that other countries desist from meddling in its domestic affairs. Now it appears even smog reports for tourists are verboten.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA