Archives for August 2013

Invest in hydrogen economy

Midrand – Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says South Africa should invest in the hydrogen fuel economy by taking advantage of the country’s large supply of platinum deposits. Addressing a conference hosted by Mapungubwe … [Read more...]

Steenbokfontein Art Exhibition end August

Steenbokfontein Art Studio will be hosting its 19th annual art exhibition on the 31 August opening at 7:30pm This unique West Coast art experience is a celebration of both the arts and the arrival of Spring,and is presented to you each year … [Read more...]

Taking the lead in maths and science

Jabulile Elizabeth Khambule from Duduza Section 15 has dealt with the harsh realities of teenage pregnancy and high rates of unemployment all her life. But, 20-year-old Khambule told herself that her environment would never determine her … [Read more...]

Transplant Games in Durban

Durban – The 19th World Transplant Games 2013 kicked off today in Durban amid revelations that some 4 000 patients face a bleak future while awaiting transplants in South Africa, as only 0.2% of the population are registered as organ … [Read more...]

Casinos to visit when travelling in Africa

With summer about to end and winter not far off, many people are considering their winter holiday plans. While the Northern Hemisphere is experiencing the coldness of winter, those living in the Southern Hemisphere are enjoying summer. … [Read more...]

Lorgat Warns Of Danger For Next Generation

The Proteas may be the world's top Test team, but Haroon Lorgat, CEO of Cricket South Africa, has warned that the disappointment of missing out on the hosting rights for major ICC competitions over the next ten years could have a … [Read more...]

University of Mpumalanga on track

Mbombela - Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande's office has allayed fears that the newly named University of Mpumalanga will not open on time. … [Read more...]

Research data for SA

South Africa’s minister of science and technology Derek Hanekom has launched the South African version of the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO-SA). It’s a searchable full-text journal database that is completely open-access – … [Read more...]

From teacher to global leader

If you are a follower of South African politics, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka needs no introduction. Known as ‘Mamlambo’ to those close to her, Mlambo-Ngcuka is synonymous with politics and leadership in South Africa and for years has been one of … [Read more...]

Nearly 3m households in agriculture

Pretoria – Nearly three million households in South Africa are engaged in agricultural activities, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says. … [Read more...]