President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils his team to carry the sixth administration forward, and details merger of key departments.
Frequent leadership changes at the DOC raise concerns about the ministry's mandate, while Naledi Pandor's shuffle marks a huge gain for education.
Nomvula Mokonyane was appointed new communications minister in last night's Cabinet reshuffle.
With a R7.5 billion budget, the department aims to use science and technology to boost SA's economic growth.
Minister Naledi Pandor signs memorandums of understanding to boost collaboration between SA and China in science and technology.
Creating conversations about science and technology can help drive innovation and progress for everyone, says UWC Research Head Prof Thandi Mgwebi.
A hundred talented young people will be mentored and supported by the Department of Science and Technology to establish technology-based SMEs.
Science "is critical to our development as a nation and as a continent", deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa told an audience at the CSIR yesterday.
South Africa's astronomy partnership will spend about R2.1?billion over the next three years, this afternoon's budget speech reveals.
The Department of Science and Technology looks to establish strong ties to its US counterparts and build partnership networks.
The first antennae for SA's demonstration MeerKAT project will be completed in the new financial year.
The Square Kilometre Array project will receive R30 million more for broadband.