Scientific developments you should know about

"The science world is cracking on, and keeping up with the phenomenal progressions, inventions, and discoveries…

COP26 to see South Africa move away from coal reliance

"During the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), the EU is considering starting a project to help South Africa transition…

COVID outbreak in China threatens Beijing Winter Olympics

"Northern China's authorities are presently reimposing lockdowns and other emergency measures in order to contain the…

Your Anti-Vaxxer videos will be removed, says YouTube

"Due to Anti-Vaxxers continually promoting non-scientific and nonsense content, Google's sister product, YouTube, has said no…

The atrocity of rhino poaching and what Princess Charlene of Monaco is doing about it

"While staying at Thanda Safari in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Princess was involved in various conservation…

J&J vaccine temporarily suspended despite lightning, toasters and pen caps killing more people annually

With the much needed Johnson and Johnson vaccine temporary suspended, is this a wise decision? Let…

International News: Top 10 stories from around the world

Saving you the hassle of sifting through reams of sites, we captured a list of leading…

85 million jobs to be displaced, as machines and AI to play a crucial role in the business sector

"According to a report by World Economic Forum (WEF), an estimate 85 million jobs will be…

Mink eyelashes, the shameful beauty accessory, comes at a terrible cost

The cosmetic sector is a multi-billion-dollar industry, with men and women pursuing the latest trends in…

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In an era of gadgets and high-tech gaming consoles, the 1980s and 1990s will always be…

Fortnite, the gaming phenomenon and parent “control” tool

From young to old, this revolution in gaming has captivated billions of hours of people’s lives,…

Russia, the first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine? Plus SA trials underway

"Nearing the inevitable finish line, on Tuesday, August 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia has…

Rahil Samlal, from St Doms science buff to joining international biology team

The pursuit of excellence is a journey which requires discipline and sacrifice. It requires the ability…

Breaking News: Explosion rocks Lebanon capital, leaving hundreds injured

Terror struck in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Tuesday, August 4. This follows a massive blast…

Zimbabwe to pay $3 Billion to White Farmers to correct injustices of the past. How does SA not create the same future?

"As the Government works on finalising changes to legislation and the constitution to allow for the…

A new Cold War brews between China and the US, what opportunities does this hold for South Africa?

Tensions between America and China are escalating at a rapid pace. Such is the current situation,…

EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading make damning allegations regarding animal trade

The EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading have produced a report which makes damning allegations regarding…

US revokes trade benefits for South Africa and other “developing nations”

The South African export industry will be facing a certain degree of strain, following the US’s…

WORLD NEWS: Virus outbreak leaves 9 dead and over 400 people infected

On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organisation received information regarding several cases of pneumonia of…

Scientists develop biological robots from living cells

Have scientists finally created a robot which is truly alive? A machine which does not rely…

Esports gaming, the sports industry of the future

Throughout the years, the sports field has always been the place for athletes to showcase their…

Protected elephant killed during a hunt in Botswana

Botswana animal campaigners are demanding a Botswana hunter’s licence be revoked. This follows the killing of…

17 Black Rhino relocated to Malawi from South Africa

A total of 17 black rhino from South African have recently been relocated to Malawi. Released…

Microsoft Japan runs a four-day workweek trial, makes surprising results

Microsoft Japan is making headlines around the globe, following the company running a trial four-day workweek.…

Is paedophilia a sexual orientation? TEDx talker believes so…

Is paedophilia a psychiatric disorder or a natural sexual orientation? Should we accept a paedophile as…

Bokke reign victorious in Rugby World Cup 2019

"As the Bokke celebrate their win, South Africans are set to celebrate just as hard. The…

Woman sells human foetuses (unborn babies) on Facebook

Facebook has changed the world, not only through the way people connect with others but the…

Recycling the profitable illusion!

As the human population continues to rapidly grow, the need to save the world’s environment is…

South African movie, Uncovered, puts Newcastle on world cinematic map

Full of twists and turns, Uncovered is a movie which is making headlines in more ways…

Will the real Jesus please stand up?

With approximately 2.1 billion followers, Christianity is one of the largest religions on the planet. At…

Human trafficking, fastest-growing industry, profiting around $150 billion per year

Hidden within the shadows of society lurks an industry which affects the lives of scores of…

Transgender man requests pool party for 12-year-old girls to swim topless

For centuries, sexual predators have remained hidden within the shadows of society. Often preying on children…

Japan recycles nearly 80,000 tons of electronics and cell phones for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics medals

Our demand on this planet and constant requirement for more and better has left our world…

Major Privacy issues on Russian owned FaceApp

FaceApp has officially gone viral. Not a day goes by, where people don’t share their aged…

South Africa classified as one of the most dangerous countries in the world

Is South Africa one of the most dangerous and violent countries on earth? As a South…

Former Ladysmith resident sentenced for murdering wife in Australia

A former Ladysmith resident will be facing at least 23 years behind bars in a Western…

Freaky Friday: Feral pig downs 18 beers and fights a cow

The time has officially come to kick back, unwind and relax. The weekend is here in…

Did you know April 25 is World Malaria Day?

In an era where medical science has a cure for virtually every ailment and disease, it…

Easter terrorist attacks leave hundreds of people dead

For Christians around the world, Easter is a time of reflection and worship. A time to…

Did you know, a new lineage of human has been discovered?

For millennia, mankind has walked the earth. While homo sapiens are the only existing human species…

Zimbabwean Government to compensate former white farmers

Zimbabwe will start paying compensation to the thousands of white famers who lost land under former…

Did you know, three South African cities are among the most violent in the world?

South Africa is a country like no other. Made up of diverse cultures, South Africa is…

Freaky Friday: When fast food takes a nasty turn

Friday has finally arrived, and the final countdown for the weekend has started. One of the…

Wear mismatched socks for World Down Syndrome Day

As South Africans enjoy the day off from work, celebrating Human Rights Day, today marks yet…

Jason McGhee, NN’s very own adventurer, is now walking 800km’s in Spain

One of the greatest authors ever, T.S. Eliot once said, “The journey not the arrival matters.”…

International Women’s Day, remembering our pillars of strength

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “A woman is like a tea bag, you can’t tell how strong…

Did you know, An Unvaccinated Child Reintroduced measles back into Costa Rica?

Did you know an unvaccinated French boy is apparently responsible for reintroducing measles to Costa Rica?…

The Momo Challenge, elaborate hoax or murderous game

"Is the Momo Challenge an elaborate hoax, an urban legend of the digital age, or is…

Did you know, a Florida couple is raising their child gender-neutral?

In an era where political correctness reins, gender identity is at times a hotly contested debate.…

Did you know, nature’s megafauna are dying because of human meat consumption?

When it comes to nature, the world is an interesting place. Especially with gigantic creatures such…