Crucial agreements pave way for Square Kilometre Array
The SKA Observatory, Australia and SA formalise agreements that will see the countries host the Square Kilometre Array telescopes and associated infrastructure.
Sci-tech centre to enhance ECape's innovation prospects
The science and innovation department opens a new science centre in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape, to support maths, science and tech education.
SA’s space economy to become Africa’s satellite powerhouse
Government banks on the space economy to strengthen economic growth, with the sector forecast to bring in revenue of over R18 billion in the next two years.
Wits University receives R8m for quantum computing initiative
The tertiary institution secures R8 million seed funding from the Department of Science and Innovation, to accelerate national quantum computing projects.
SA sees ongoing slump in science, innovation investment
For the second year in a row, South Africa fails to make good gains on investment in science, technology and innovation.
New tool will measure tech, innovation adoption at municipal level
The science and innovation ministry eyes widespread adoption of its tech-based tool that assesses the science, technology and innovation readiness levels of municipalities.
European Union sets up fund for African innovations
African researchers and innovators to tap into multibillion-rand funding programme, after the European Union unveils a fund dedicated to their innovations.
SA’s space agency readies virtual hackathon
The South African National Space Agency plans a virtual hackathon to tackle the global challenge of space weather.
CSIR, Deloitte collaborate on WEF’s 4IR centre in SA
The organisations agree to work together within the context of the World Economic Forum Affiliate Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in SA.
SA buys into nanosatellite development with R19m investment
The satellites will be used for surveillance of the waters, including shipping movements within the country's exclusive economic zone.
SA’s Einstein ambassador tells of ‘difficult’ year
Jeshika Ramchund is the South African representative to science organisation, the Next Einstein Forum. She sat down with ITWeb to discuss her term.