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Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
Science and technology: The key to addressing youth unemployment
“There is nothing wrong with our young people,” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told the audience of the Science Forum South Africa. “There is...
Germany backs out from SKA
Germany backs out from SKA
Germany has announced it will withdraw from the Square Kilometre Array organisation (SKA) in June next year, the science and technology ministry said...
NFP leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi appointed to Cabinet
NFP leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi appointed to Cabinet
National Freedom Party leader Zanele ka Magwaza-Msibi kept President Jacob Zuma waiting for more than a week before accepting her appointment into...
TIA chair seeks Hawks probe into Ramphele's trust
TIA chair seeks Hawks probe into Ramphele's trust
The chairperson of Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) Khungeka Njobe has filed a report with the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation...
Amendment Bill set to curtail powers of sci-tech committee
Amendment Bill set to curtail powers of sci-tech committee
Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom on Tuesday said the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill was necessary to preserve the...
Sci-tech summit moves towards co-ordinating research in SA
Sci-tech summit moves towards co-ordinating research in SA
"The story of human progress is the story of science and technology," Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe told the country's first...
Indigenous knowledge theft still a concern
Indigenous knowledge theft still a concern
"South Africa, like many countries, has a history of intellectual property misappropriation by both individuals and organisations,"...
Politics is not rocket science but it helps if you know a little
Politics is not rocket science but it helps if you know a little
Where does your interest in science come from?...
SKA funding hangover looms
SKA funding hangover looms
The multibillion-rand Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project has landed in South African hands, but it might be just a notional victory for the...
Vlakplaas to become national heritage site
Vlakplaas to become national heritage site
Vlakplaas and the first church of the Nama people in the country are to be declared heritage sites, the South African Heritage Resources Agency...

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