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Big data a game-changer for universities

New technology may be perceived as a threat to the academy, but it can also reinvigorate learning

The most bizarre cheats in sporting history

Doping bridge players? Cyclist gangs? Some competitors will go to any lengths to win

SMME changes the global landscape of superconducting and quantum circuit design

Innovation Award: SMME for innovations and their research and/or development by a team or individual

IBM aims AI at Africa

Artificial Intelligence is seen as an advanced and dangerous technology, but IBM is showing how it can help solve problems in Africa

​IBM calls on SA youth to pursue science and technology

Just a few years ago, IBM opened its first research lab on the continent, in Nairobi, Kenya.

IBM research lab to work with the cool kids

Braamfontein will soon be home to not only artists and hipsters, but tech-savvy researchers attracted to innovation and rejuvenation of the city.

IBM cooks up thought for food

Watson, the technology company's cognitive showpiece, is bringing artificial intelligence into the kitchen by conjuring up recipes.

Compliance, corruption, collusion

Simplify and maintain sanity to meet demanding legislation, analysts say.

IBM to target Nairobi’s traffic nightmares

Kenyans hope that IBM's choice of Nairobi as the spot for its first African commercial research centre will provide solution to the city's traffic.

BMW owners vent anger at months-long wait for spare parts

Drivers have expressed anger as BMW faces huge lag times in replacing parts due to a new supply-management system at its central warehouse.

Massive spin-off for tiny atom film

IBM's research will make it possible to process the data from the Square Kilometre Array.

IBM lands $42-million SKA tender

Some of the biggest computers ever seen are going to help decipher data from the world's largest telescope as it explores the origins of the universe.

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Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it