science and technology
3:40

Science, technology and higher education merged

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils his team to carry the sixth administration forward, and details merger of key departments.

8:10

DOC welcomes fourth minister in four years

Frequent leadership changes at the DOC raise concerns about the ministry's mandate, while Naledi Pandor's shuffle marks a huge gain for education.

2:10

DOC ushers in new minister

Nomvula Mokonyane was appointed new communications minister in last night's Cabinet reshuffle.

2:50

DST budget prioritises human capital development

With a R7.5 billion budget, the department aims to use science and technology to boost SA's economic growth.

2:00
Apr 25, 2017

SA, China strengthen science and tech partnership

Minister Naledi Pandor signs memorandums of understanding to boost collaboration between SA and China in science and technology.

4:20

Talking science year-round

Creating conversations about science and technology can help drive innovation and progress for everyone, says UWC Research Head Prof Thandi Mgwebi.

2:00
Aug 8, 2016

DST introduces NextGen100 youth initiative

A hundred talented young people will be mentored and supported by the Department of Science and Technology to establish technology-based SMEs.

2:30
Oct 9, 2015

Ramaphosa pushes science as critical enabler

Science "is critical to our development as a nation and as a continent", deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa told an audience at the CSIR yesterday.

2:10

SKA to spend R2.1bn over three years

South Africa's astronomy partnership will spend about R2.1?billion over the next three years, this afternoon's budget speech reveals.

1:50

Pandor on US charm offensive

The Department of Science and Technology looks to establish strong ties to its US counterparts and build partnership networks.

2:00

R1.1bn more for SKA project

The first antennae for SA's demonstration MeerKAT project will be completed in the new financial year.

1:50

More money for SKA

The Square Kilometre Array project will receive R30 million more for broadband.

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