Category : Policy & Development

Policy & Development

So, who is South Africa’s new Minister of Science and Technology?

Engela Duvenage
South Africa’s new Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, likes things to be done on time. She’s solution-driven and prefers preparing properly for briefings and other...
Climate & Earth Human & Social Physics & Engineering Policy & Development

Why South Africa is finding it difficult to wean itself off coal

South Africa has made domestic and international commitments to climate change mitigation. But the country continues to depend on coal-fired power plants, which provide 92%...
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On a Quest for great science stories

Paul Kennedy
On Saturday 22 August, SciBraai, Code4SA and the International Center for Journalists hosted the first ever science-themed Data Quest, which produced some great potential multimedia science stories. Held at...