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A lot to learn

Tech innovation has a role to play in a broad range of educational issues, and can help struggling students

What is social innovation, and why does it matter?

Thinking about how to approach challenges as opportunities is as crucial to social causes as it is to startups and big business

Mobility: South Africans have to find local solutions to solve congestion problems

Congestion in South African cities costs the economy about R3-billion each year

Innovation for Africa

South Africa is likely to remain Africa’s innovation powerhouse, particularly as growth in mobile technology provides significant opportunities

Improving systems of innovation

Measuring innovation in developing countries has always been a challenge.

Don’t invite guests to a house that is not in order

Open innovation, where companies share their resources to get to market faster, might be the solution for African innovators.

Africa is where it’s at

It is already the most overused word since Web 2.0, so how can we take anything that involves "innovation" seriously anymore?

When Giants Fall: Why you need to innovate to stay relevant

It’s not big events like a financial crisis that can cause the downfall of large established companies. Sometimes it happens a lot more gradually.

Communication and collaboration drive success

A panel of chief executives will share ways to foster innovation at this year's summit.

Learning from Chile and Malaysia

Innovative approaches to incubators can help us to create the jobs we need

Encourage the domino effect of innovation

Innovation is a broad discipline

A win-win model for local innovation

A R300-million project partnership will take technology innovation beyond the ideas stage

‘Innovation is more than R&D’

Scientist criticises ministerial review report for having a limited and linear view of innovation

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.

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Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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