The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), Business Unity SA (Busa) and the South African Sugar Association (Sasa) have agreed that the introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages

With fracking in the Karoo having received the green light, environmental groups concerned about water contamination and depletion say they will fight tooth and nail to make sure it does not happen

The government is looking to increase the number of black commercial farmers to ensure ownership and control of the agricultural value chain by previously disadvantaged groups.

South African children eat too much junk food, spend too much time in front of screens and do not get enough exercise, putting them at risk of a host of life-threatening diseases in later life, acc

A steep hike in water tariffs could be one of the long-term solutions to Cape Town’s crippling water shortages, the Cape Chamber of Commerce says.

The government’s land audits have not been able to reveal fully who owns and uses the country’s agricultural land, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says.

The City of Cape Town insists that the messages — many of them being circulated on WhatsApp groups linked to schools — are false.

SA was ranked 119 out of 195 countries in the Healthcare Access and Quality Index published by medical journal Lancet on Friday.

This placed SA one rank below Namibia.

Drought-hit Western Cape residents can expect 20% less average rainfall by the middle of the century.

There is little chance of fracking in the Karoo within the next decade, if ever, BMI Research said in a report released on Tuesday morning.

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