Chair boosters fuel SA’s research engine

Is the government's research chairs initiative helping to meet SA's demand for highly skilled graduates?

HIV research on monkeys makes breakthrough

A single shot of antiretroviral drugs has protected lab monkeys from HIV for weeks, according to two US trials.

Beauty in ‘eh?’ of beholder

New research shows that attractive people are easy on the eye while looking at them, but you probably won't remember them once you look away.

Plans to snub a silent killer

North-West University gets a unique clinic.

R&D in SA: No rhythm, only blues

Unless we invest in scientific research, we will continue to lag behind other developing economies.

Conversion of metals to reduce harmful chemicals

The ultimate goal is to find catalysts that can convert harmful gaseous emissions to useful chemical components.

Strategic thinking the Frederick way

Ever heard of Frederick Taylor Gates?

Unlocking answers starts with listening

Better research enables more benefits for communities

Minister pushes to centralise funding for science

Scientific output and research and development are key to the department of science and ­technology's 10-year innovation plan.

Dung beetles rolling to be cool

Researchers say dung beetles climb onto their dung balls to cool their feet in the midday sun.

Secret is in the genes

Research shows that the cure for Parkinson's disease will likely lie in genetic discovery, writes Jonathan Carr.

Stellenbosch takes open access lead

University is the first in Africa to sign the Berlin Declaration and post its research online.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

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

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