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Ncumisa Jilata, youngest neurosurgeon in Africa, Walter Sisulu University, healthcare, science and technology, Cyril Ramaphosa, Coceka Mfundisi

Dr Ncumisa Jilata: Africa’s youngest neurosurgeon

At the age of 29, Mthatha-born Dr Ncumisa Jilata has become Africa's youngest neurosurgeon following her Fellowship graduation in Durban on 18 May 2017....

South African teen wins big at Google Science Fair

A South African teenager has walked away with the Google Science Fair Grand Prize. Kiara Nirghi’s winning entry is an economically friendly and sustainable...

Debunking African agriculture myths

7 July 2016 In a presentation to the World Economic Forum on Africa in June 2016, Kenya-born Calestous Juma, a professor at Harvard University, explains...

Design for SKA telescope ‘has been agreed’

African ministers met in South Africa to discuss the progress of the Square Kilometre Array which will be built in South Africa and Australia. Already Nine African countries are committed to the project, as well as several other nations. It will be partly located in Australia.

Amended legislation to ease doing business in South Africa

Amendments to the National Environmental Management and the Mineral and Petroleum Development Acts will soon see a smoother process to licensing in the mining sector, improving the climate for investment in the country.

Bloemfontein becomes city of stars

The first digital planetarium in sub-Saharan Africa is being installed at the Lamont-Hussey Observatory on Naval Hill, in Bloemfontein. A draw for visitors and students alike, they will experience a journey through space that feels very close to reality.

Pandor: we did it

After weeks of speculation, members of the Square Kilometre Array Organisation have announced that South Africa and Australia will jointly host the world’s largest radio telescope.
Great astronomy, with or without SKA

Science and technology

South Africa has a respected and world-class science and technology community that, over many decades, has ...


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