Pollution levels in the Highveld are often unacceptably high. People with lung diseases and infants are amongst the most vulnerable.
Women have always faced pressure to have a certain body shape. Celebrities and influencers are now in the forefront of making women feel they should look a certain way.
A Tshwane go-getter wants more women to follow in her footsteps and take to the skies in a hot air balloon.
Whistleblowers protection in South Africa needs to be improved in order to encourage people to report corruption.
The line between the physical and the digital world has always been blurry and this was made worse by the COVID pandemic.
Though most countries have resisted cultivating genetically modified crops, South Africa has been the exception.
Sources of air pollution in South Africa are diverse and complex, but major focus is placed on industrial emissions.
As a country with high inequality and unequal access to transport, there is a risk that electric vehicles will only benefit the privileged.
Moderna has decided to continue making the vaccine itself, a sign that they are not looking to license third party manufacturers soon.
Rising food prices have been a concern world wide. South Africa has concerns about people failing to afford basic foodstuffs.
Despite the several protests against poor service delivery, everyone has realised that the best way forward is open dialogue.
South Africa is a candidate for Malaria elimination. However, recent study has shown that some of the disease carrying Mosquitoes are showing resistance to insecticides.
Street traders play an important role in economic and social development. Despite this, they are constantly harassed by municipal officials as they forcefully evict them and confiscate their goods.
According to the Department of Social Development, the age of consent to sex is 16, however if children engaging in sexual acts together are aged between 12 and 16, they will not be criminally charged, provided the age difference between them is two years or less.
South Africa has made significant progress to eliminate malaria. It is listed as one of the countries that can eliminate the disease in the near future.
Ever wondered how the human brain is capable of amazing feats such as sending probes to other planets? Whilst we don’t have definitive answers, science has described the brain as a distributed information processing system.