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.

The operational budgets of state-run game reserves in KwaZulu-Natal are facing a 40% cut‚ which conservationists say will affect antipoaching efforts‚ biodiversity‚ tourism and the running of game

Many conservationists are becoming increasingly alarmed about a spate of controversial proposals by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa they feel could jeopardise attempts to conserve the Bi

The Department of Environmental Affairs has suspended EnviroServ Waste Management’s licence to accept, treat and dispose of waste at the Shongweni landfill site in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal, because

A wandering elephant on an Eastern Cape reserve owned by a wealthy Arab sheik, was shot dead at the weekend, sparking an outcry from conservationists.

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