As a means of committing to the global effort of tackling climate change, South Africa has enforced a Carbon Tax Act. This will ensure that companies in the country will have to pay a fee...
Rift Valley Fever is transmissible between humans and animals, making it costly for farmers and their livestock in affected areas. Now scientists are working on a vaccine to treat the dis...
The country has joined a small but growing list of nations that have at least as many women as men at the heart of their governments.
As South Africans go to the polls, here’s how the country’s economy looks 25 years after its first democratic election.
There’s a literacy crisis in South Africa. But this marathon reader is hoping to solve it.
Young South Africans are turning away from voting, citing a lack of trust in the political process.
Teachers noticed improvements in the health and attendance of pupils after an innovative football field that purifies water was installed.
Cities need to build their capacity to adapt to extreme climate. One of the best ways to do this is to learn from other cities’ experiences.
Scientists are turning to neuroscience to understand how and why early humans first made rock engravings.
With a commitment to economic and political reform, the country aims to restore the confidence of its citizens as well as domestic and international investors.
There is a link between domestic violence against women and children that is important and needs attention.
This month, South Africa celebrates the anniversary of its pioneering gay-marriage decision. But the reality on the ground lags far behind the legal situation.
Only a quarter of seats in US Congress and a fifth of Cabinet positions are held by women. Other countries show how quotas, commissions and role models can pave change, writes Madeleine H...
South Africa has a high unemployment rate - especially among young people - with the education system, slow economic growth and the legacy of apartheid all factors.
The ultimate goal of investment is to create jobs and a more prosperous society, writes the World Economic Forum's Elsie Kanza.