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Build bond between science and society

New ideas and technologies can provide solutions but in unethical hands they can be dangerous

Future Africa: forging transdisciplinary solutions to Africa’s challenges

The University of Pretoria's new flagship research institute aspires to transform the world through African research excellence

The best paying degrees to study

Although youth unemployment remains a problem for the country, more and more graduates are finding jobs

Slice of life: Science for a better future

'Last year, two of my classmates, Bathabile Monati, Dineo Shayi, and I were chosen to be part of the I Am Science project at the Goethe-Institut'

‘SA must build a science industry’

UCT’s Drug Discovery and Development Centre provides a model for this

Decolonise science at your peril

Students who want to throw Western science out of universities need to rethink their ideas

Move over, Mr Einstein

One thing was clear at the Next Einstein Forum: Africa’s scientists are finding local solutions to the continent’s problems.

Editorial: Counting on education

A lack of maths and science education directly affects the quality of life of young people trying to lift themselves out of poverty.

Access to education has improved, but quality poor

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said that government hasn't been able to improve the teaching of science and maths in particular.

Science should be every little girl’s dream

Science, technology and innovation (STI) are increasingly playing an important role in the economic performance of countries.

Bring ‘home science’ into the class

Indigenous knowledge can be used to bolster SA’s maligned maths and science proficiency.

Behind the matric results: The story of maths and science

South African matrics are passing at a higher rate. But this good news does not translate for the level of maths and science teaching and learning.

South Africans must move beyond bumper-sticker science

It is children and young people in South Africa who are encouraged to learn about science.

Grants for bioscientists

A top young researcher could claim a research grant of R31 200 as part of an initiative to encourage participation among youth in the bioscience field

Choosing the course that’s right for you

The MBA has been a recognised qualification, and the individuals who have earned it have achieved a broad understanding of management skills.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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