Jozi’s disadvantaged kids to prep for Afrikabot competition

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) have announced a programme that will see disadvantaged children around Joburg getting the chance to build their own robots. UJ and SAIEE are taking the university’s Technolab engineering education training programme out of the lecture rooms and into Soweto, Alexandra and the…

Stories from Scifest Africa 2014

Episode 7 of The Science Inside featured stories from South Africa’s national science festival, including the future of hydrogen and rocket-powered cars, idols or scientists, and a couple of marine biologists who work with fishing communities to make sure they can keep their businesses afloat.