Department Of Science And Technology

Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market

We have to change our mindset for a sustainable future

Monitoring the impact of the weather on Northern Cape tourism

Some tourist sites like Namaqualand are weather-dependent; increasing the number of tourists is vital

Harvesting the benefits of data

Data is becoming increasingly valuable - and the ability to read it timeously

Building a new generation of local data scientists

Projects include monitoring the effects of climate change on South Africa's coastline

Access to clean, safe water for all is possible

Consumption of unsafe water contributes to a downward spiral of health and poverty

Ancient DNA research makes important addition to our understanding of human history

Modern humans have been around a lot longer than was previously thought

Students in DSIDE programme come up with innovative solutions

An early warning system could help lower fatalities in SA mines

Research, development and innovation remain important in the mining sector

South Africa's mineral wealth must translate into wealth for all

Protecting and preserving indigenous knowledge

The benefits of cumulative innovation associated with indigenous knowledge must accrue to its holders

MPs to get science classes

Political buy-in is vital to science and research, particularly in a constrained economic environment.

Agriculture training in South Africa badly needs an overhaul

To stimulate innovation in the agriculture sector, education and training is in dire need of substantial reform.

Fracking in Karoo gets a R108m injection

The department of science and technology saw its budget increase steadily since its formation in 2002.

Latest

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories