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Come down to the lab and see innovation brought to life

The 2nd Innovation Lab is sponsored by Sasol and will be curated by top South African brand consultants and pioneers in contextual thinking.

Africa’s competitive edge

Biomimicry is a new science of an ancient practice, inherent to all indigenous African cultures, of learning from and then emulating nature's genius.

Ten innovation principles from the human genome

The human genome project made the genetic code contained in every human cell publicly available for the first time in 2001.

Find new ideas in newspapers

Using the concept of reading the papers daily with the objective of finding innovative ideas, a new technique can easily be shown and taught.

Neuroscience explains innovative thinking

Innovation can be mapped in the brain. You can train your brain to become more effective and thus experience those eureka moments.

Of cars and kids

At the age of 30, Unathi Bhe-Kanda has made waves in a couple of male-dominated industries, has started her own business and made a success of it.

Women’s Month

Paying homage to women making a difference.

TUT’s new vice-chancellor takes office

The Tshwane University of Technology's new vice-chancellor and principal is the first female to be appointed to these positions in the history of TUT.

How women power communities

An equal society is better than a patriarchy; together, as men and women, we're stronger," says Dr Claudelle von Eck.

The female form’s artistic appeal

Among the women artists on exhibition at 20th Centuary Masters:the human figure are Valerie Jouve and Cindy Sherman.

Rape services under threat

Civil society services for rape survivors are being forced to scale back due to funding issues.

GPL hosts international conference on public participation

A conference to help government find ways to encourage public participation saw specialists sharing best practices from across the world.

Charting the way forward for the Free State

This is premier of Free State, Ace Magashule's State of the Province address deliverd at the University of Free State's Bloemfontein satellite branch.

Mining: Addressing key development needs

A lack of infrastructure and endemic energy shortages are key challenges Africa's mining industries face.

Cashless ticketing makes fares fair

One ticket could get you anywhere in Gauteng.

Single view is key

Planning to revamp a province-wide public transport system is not to be taken lightly, particularly in an economic hub like Gauteng.

The five-year plan at a glance

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has set out to identify and target short-term gains it can implement within the next five years.

Province to transform public transport

Anyone that has used the Gautrain can attest to the pleasure and ease of using a properly-designed public transport system.