Source: Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa |

Space Science capabilities earn South Africa global recognition

South Africa’s international reputation has also been enhanced, with the country now seen as a leading player in the space science sector

South Africa has won an extraordinary victory in space science, with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) being selected by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace. This means that every aircraft…

Source: Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa |

Science Forum South Africa 2018 Bigger and Better

Science Forum South Africa will take place from 12 to 14 December in Pretoria

Over 3000 researchers, scientists, policy-makers and students from all over the world are expected to attend this year's Science Forum South Africa (SFSA), the continent's premier science, technology and innovation event. Science Forum SA will take place from 12 to 14 December in Pretoria, with over 70 exhibitors from around…

Source: Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: Remarks by Minister of Science and Technology HE Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane at the Albertina Sisulu Memorial lecture on 28th August 2018, St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town

Remarks by Minister of Science and Technology HE Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane at the Albertina Sisulu Memorial lecture on 28th August 2018, St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town: Programme Director, Ms Nomi Nkodla, who is also a member of the provincial legislature Mama Sophie De Bruyn Rev Desmond Lambergh The City of Cape…

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South Africa: Government launches research chairs focused on waste management

An estimated 65% of municipal organic waste, and nearly 100% of commercially exploitable biomass from the agricultural and food processing sectors, is still disposed of on land, resulting in significant potential for greenhouse gas emissions

Government has launched South Africa's first ever research chairs on waste management, aimed at transforming the sector while contributing to the country's socio-economic development. The new chairs under the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) – the South African Research Chair in Waste and Climate, and in Waste and Society…