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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...
Human & Social Physics & Engineering Science Communication Space & Astronomy

Between science and society: Northern Cape communities struggle with the telescope in their backyards

Paul Kennedy
“Will the SKA affect pregnancies in the area?” The question comes in Afrikaans, in a rough voice belonging to someone who has lived a much...
Human & Social Policy & Development

SA, UK spearhead R500-million fund for joint scientific research

Sarah Wild
Scientific partnerships are about “finding things that matter to both our societies”, Professor Robin Grimes, chief scientific adviser in the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office,...