Press Releases

As Worldwide Smoking Rates Fall, Africa’s Shoot Up — With Deadly Consequences

Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking LONDON, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Smoking tobacco results in the world’s deadliest preventable diseases, ending the lives of half of all smokers prematurely. By the end of the century, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one […]

Press Releases

Alors que les taux de tabagisme dans le monde reculent, ceux de l’Afrique grimpent en flèche — avec des conséquences mortelles

Des spécialistes de la santé publique se rendent au Malawi et au Kenya, et demandent que les Africains aient accès à des solutions moins risquées pour remplacer le tabac LONDRES, 18 de marzo de 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Le tabagisme entraîne les maladies évitables les plus mortelles au monde, qui mettent fin prématurément à la vie […]

Science

Premier launches R10 bn Rama City housing project

On Thursday morning, hundreds of residents of Rama City braved the rainy, dusty weather to hear about the radical housing development coming to their area which government aimed at addressing the housing challenges in the area.Rama City is situated in …

Science

Premier launches R10 bn Rama City housing project

On Thursday morning, hundreds of residents of Rama City braved the rainy, dusty weather to hear about the radical housing development coming to their area which government aimed at addressing the housing challenges in the area.Rama City is situated in …

Human Rights

Address by the Director-General of Science and Technology, Dr Phil Mjwara, at the Test Launch of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Phoenix-1B Sounding Rocket, in Cape Town,

Opening remarks Distinguished guests,Ladies and gentlemen: It pleases us, as the Department of Science and Technology (DST), to be part of this very important and exciting occasion, the test launch of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Phoenix-1B soundi…

General

Dam levels decline 0,1% for the week of 11-18 March 2019

The recent rains have helped to steady the dam levels this past week. Dams that supply Cape Town have declined by only 0,1% over the past week to 52,1% of storage capacity.Cape Town’s collective water consumption for the past week decreased significant…