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South African inventions

Where would you expect to find the inventor of the CAT scan, the makers of the "speed gun" used in cricket ovals the world over, or the world's first oil-from-coal refinery?

UWC takes the lead in physics research

A team of students from the University of Western Cape (UWC), led by Professor Nico Orce, is the first African research team to lead...

World-beating megabridges to boost Wild Coast economy

A modern highway being built along the Eastern Cape’s remote Wild Coast will feature two massive bridges, the longest and highest in Africa, which...
Forbes Africa, young entrepreneurs, 30 Under 30, business leaders of the future, Africa

South Africans among Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 young entrepreneurs

The influential Forbes Africa business magazine unveiled its annual 30 Under 30 young African entrepreneurs on 1 June 2017. The list features up-and-coming small...
Entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana is using spinach to build his business and promote healthy living

Khayelitsha’s “Spinach King” is building a healthy eating empire

Inspiring young entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana started with a good idea and R40. Today he has expanded his small-scale spinach-bread making business into a range...
Game For Humanity, Mark Buhrer, card game, community, positive contribution, social entrepreneurship

New card game encourages South Africans to become positive forces in communities

The creator of a new local card game – Game for Humanity –  that encourages kind deeds and community sharing, is aiming to inspire...
ChemStart kit, Bathabile Mpofu, STEM learning, education in South Africa

South African chemistry kit to inspire young scientists

A locally created chemistry experiment kit was created to ignite a love of science in learners. Developed by social entrepreneur Bathabile Mpofu, ChemStart is...
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Innovative software tackles climate change and rainwater harvesting in Mozambique

A mobile app, designed by a Mozambican civil engineer, uses real-time climate data to help farmers in the region harvest rainwater more effectively. The...
M-Pesa

M-Pesa at 10: How Africa become the leader in mobile money

M-Pesa, the world’s largest mobile money network, has enabled millions of Africans to gain access to safe and secure banking solutions. The idea has...
saving money

Safer community saving with locally designed stokvel app

Yethu is a new locally developed app that helps make community stokvel saving safer and easier.CD AndersonYethu, a new mobile app designed to make...

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