Scientists develop first digital laser

Pretoria – Researchers at South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed the world’s first digital laser. … [Read more...]

Toll project scoops award

Pretoria - The South African National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL) has received international recognition after winning a technology award for its Open Road Tolling Project, commonly known as the e-tolling system. … [Read more...]

Afroes wins Tech prize

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom has congratulated a South African mobile applications company for their selection as one of the top five innovative and entrepreneurial companies in the world. … [Read more...]

Construction of MeerKat kicks off

Cape Town – The construction of the 64-dish MeerKat satellite dishes – a precursor of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project – had commenced, the Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom said on Thursday. … [Read more...]

New technology for SAA

Pretoria - South African Airways’ new aircraft technology is set to reduce travel times as well as fuel burn, the national carrier said on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

SKA to change Africa image

Johannesburg – The Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope (SKA) and its precursor the MeerKAT will create enormous opportunities and alter the image of South Africa and the continent, says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor. … [Read more...]

Zuma congratulates SKA team

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor and her team for winning the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope. … [Read more...]

Germany, SA initiative to boost local innovation

Cape Town - A research co-operation initiative between Germany and South Africa can help South Africa develop more local innovations, the Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor said on Monday. … [Read more...]

Africas SKA prototype

South Africa's KAT-7 telescope - a seven-dish array which is a precursor to the much larger MeerKAT telescope and a prototype for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - has reached another milestone by producing the first atomic hydrogen … [Read more...]

SA girls get techno skilled

Pretoria – Thousands of young South African girls will be given an opportunity to get a glimpse of the working world through job shadowing. At least 4 000 disadvantaged girls will be able to shadow their role models working in the fields … [Read more...]