Call for more women in science and engineering

Pretoria - More needs to be done to attract women to study in the fields of science and engineering, says Science and Technology Minister...

Women in science to be honoured

Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will later today acknowledge the country's leading female scientists through the annual Women in Science Awards. The...

Tshwane University of Technology to showcase hydrogen bicycle

Pretoria - Excitement is mounting for a group of innovative students from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) who will get to showcase their...

African Union throws weight behind SKA bid

Pretoria - The African Union (AU) has acknowledged the significance of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in bringing much-needed development to...

South Africa: New diesel plant could be on the cards

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has noted plans for a new diesel manufacturing plant in the Free State. The Department of Energy has received...

South Africa: Mpuma teachers to get laptops

Mbombela - Mpumalanga teachers will be given laptops as part of a national effort to bring all public schools into the digital age. The...

Jatropha: A Promising Rural Bioenergy Crop for Ghana

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has recently released a report examining the potential for jatropha as a sustainable biodiesel...

Lost in Space?

Today a communique from the African Union (AU) stated they wish to establish an African Space Agency in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union....

Africa Goes Bananas for Peppers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has published a paper announcing the successful transfer of green pepper genes to bananas. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt...

Diversifying Investment into Zambia

With Zambian Ministers and officials traveling the world and welcoming delegations to the country, we are beginning to see the fruits of their labour...

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