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Life Pocket eases organ donation

Caroline Wambui with her technology teacher Damaris Mutati. (Image: OMG Voice) The death of her uncle was the catalyst and after being introduced to IT...

Africans abroad keen to return – Homecoming Revolution report

Most African professionals living abroad would love to return home, and almost all retain strong links of family and friendship to their countries. These were some of the insights from a survey by Homecoming Revolution, presented by CEO Angel Jones at the brain gain company's Speed Meet Jozi event in Sandton last week.

Dr Benn builds a clinic without walls

The HJ Breast Clinic is a place where a multitude of medical and social disciplines look at the whole of the patient during treatment. The idea is a health system that treats its patients as whole beings and not just a collection of diseased organs – and imagine if more medical professionals gave of their time.

A ‘disruptive’ technology: Sandile Ngcobo’s world-first digital laser

Breakthrough experimental work by University of KwaZulu-Natal scientist Sandile Ngcobo as part of his PhD research has led to the development of a world-first digital laser set to open up revolutionary new technologies.

A ‘disruptive’ technology: Sandile Ngcobo’s world-first digital laser

Breakthrough experimental work by University of KwaZulu-Natal scientist Sandile Ngcobo as part of his PhD research has led to the development of a world-first digital laser set to open up revolutionary new technologies for medicine, communications, manufacturing, product development and more.

Doctors on the forefront of innovation

Medical advances are making history, and people – and babies – are surviving extraordinary odds. Many of these ground-breaking medical techniques are mastered by doctors in South Africa. In some instances, they are showing the world the way.

Sod is turned at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

It has been a long time in the making, with much fund-raising undertaken and more still to go, but the ground has finally been broken to build the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital. It is Madiba's last and fondest wish, and will be a living testament to his legacy.

Traditional healers from the inside

While becoming a traditional healer himself, Tshepo Phologane decided to document his journey and that of other contemporary healers using his camera. The result is an exhibition called The Truth.
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African women forging ahead in IT

Two young students at Cape Town and Rhodes universities have each scooped a prestigious international award for innovation in information technology.
Women's Month launched in SA

African human genomes decoded

An international group of scientists have decoded the entire genome of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and an indigenous Namibian, and partially decoded three others, in the hope that it will pave the way for personalised medicine in developing nations.
Tracing the origins of humankind

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