Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane

Summit unpacks SA sci-tech white paper

The Department of Science and Technology hosted its first summit on the new draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation.


SKA initiative upskills students as data scientists

The Square Kilometre Array's human capital programme facilitates the development of 127 bright minds to participate in data management projects.


SA's sci-tech white paper out for comment

The document aims to help SA benefit from global developments such as rapid tech advancements brought by the fourth industrial revolution.


New HIRAX telescope to explore dark energy, radio flashes

SA launches HIRAX, a multimillion-rand radio telescope that will help the country take the lead in the new age of radio astronomy and scientific exploration.

Jul 27, 2018

MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector

The 2018 MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards aims to help close the gender gap and recognises top achievers.


SA debuts MeerKAT radio telescope

After a decade in design and construction, the 64-dish radio telescope is now officially ready to complete science operations.


WEF to establish Industry 4.0 centre in SA

This will be one of 12 global centres that aim to better understand how these technologies can have a positive impact on humanity.


Bigger budget for science, tech initiatives

Millions will be spent on programmes to boost the number of knowledge workers in SA, says minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.


Govt eases R&D tax rebate bottlenecks

Government sets up measures to boost access to the research and development tax incentive programme, which fell short of expectations.

Feb 27, 2018

DOC ushers in new minister

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

Feb 21, 2018

Budget: DOC outlines plans for digital migration

The communications ministry seeks to ensure 1.5 million digital TVs are installed over the medium-term period.

Feb 5, 2018

Parliament to decide ICASA chairman's future

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane turns to Parliament to deal with Rubben Mohlaloga's appointment saga, despite the initial decision to appoint him with fraud charges over his head.

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