Sugarcane fears over worm outbreak

The Agricultural Research Council warns of armyworm — already reported in nine provinces — threats to spread to sugarcane in KwaZulu-Natal

9 days ago
Dineo is downgraded‚ but heavy rain is still expected

South African Weather Service says the storm is now classified as a tropical depression‚ which means winds have dropped significantly

10 days ago
WATCH: Here’s what Tropical Storm Dineo looks like in 3D

Heavy rainfall of 100mm to 200mm per day is being forecast for southern Mozambique and parts of South Africa as they are hit by the formidable storm system

10 days ago
Armyworms are wreaking havoc in southern Africa – Why it’s a big deal

The insects feed on staple crops which could lead to food shortages. It is feared 40% of Zambia’s maize crop could be lost this year as 124,000 hectares has ...

12 days ago
Draft standards for leopard hunting will apply if ban is lifted

Draft norms and standards for the management and monitoring of leopard hunting were issued this week and aim to stabilise the leopard population

15 days ago
Smelly Shongweni landfill blamed for sore throats and headaches

Protesters handed over a memorandum of demands to EnviroServ regarding their Shongweni landfill, which they say is causing the environment and people harm

16 days ago