Sweet victory for environment as farmers lose St Lucia fight

Judge rules in the landmark case artificially breaching the Mfolozi River is ‘self-serving and a dated perspective’, writes Tony Carnie

Two new ‘clues’ about Homo naledi may create more questions

The hominin may only be about 250,000 years old (very young), and it has a smaller brain than ours but it seems to be ‘surprisingly like our own’ (very ...

Malaria research may help develop new drugs

The new information may help other scientists in their quest to find new and better antimalaria drugs

Report indicates that fracking in Karoo is unlikely

BMI Research says environmentalists need not worry because only major players would be able to develop a shale gas industry, and they are not interested

SA scientists discover bloated, ‘Styrofoamy’ planet

The exoplanet‚ dubbed Kelt-11b after the telescopes that found it‚ orbits a star 320 light years away and is a gas giant similar to Jupiter and Saturn

Big budget cuts at game parks will badly hinder antipoaching efforts

Management are worried about running the parks‚ maintaining conservation efforts and fighting poaching, as petrol for patrol cars will also be rationed