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NASA Astronaut Returns for Living Maths Space Tour August 2018 Following the sold-out, three-city 2017 tour, former NASA astronaut Dr Don Thomas will be returning to South Africa, for the Living Maths Space Tour 2018, from 16 to 27 September. STEAM-based NGO Living Maths, will be giving South Africans the rare opportunity to meet a...
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SA’S FIRST ACADEMY FOCUSED ON DATA SCIENCE LAUNCHED IN CAPE TOWN Unique recruitment approach means underprivileged young South Africans get a shot at the digital economy 2017 marked the launch of the Explore Data Science Academy, South Africa’s first exclusively data science training institution, and an opportunity for 100 young South Africans to embark on...
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MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated in South Africa – reveals clearest view yet of center of the Milky Way Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr David Mabuza, today officially inaugurated the MeerKAT radio telescope. After a decade in design and construction, this project of South Africa’s Department of Science and Technology has now begun...
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Launch of South African ‘hubsites’ provides one-stop information spot for all things local “I created On South Africa to empower, uplift and support South African businesses and charities, and to allow people the opportunity to follow their dreams. On South Africa is one simple, easy-to-use platform where businesses of all sizes are given equal opportunity...
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MeerKAT construction recognised by industry at 2017 Logistics Achiever Awards The MeerKAT radio telescope, currently being built by Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) was recognised by the construction industry last week when it was presented with a Special Platinum Award at the 2017 Logistics Achiever Awards.   The MeerKAT project is the inaugural...
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Spazasparks to create 1000’s of digital jobs for unemployed youth RetailTech partners with government in ambitious bid to create real-time jobs in wake of all time high of unemployment A Durban tech team’s innovative mobile application, Spazapp, has now joined forces with the likes of big corporates Microsoft, Hollard, Barloworld, and Coca-Cola in signing the...
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Two SA Schools in ‘F1 in Schools’ World Finals in Malaysia Fourways High in Sandton and Jabulani Technical High will represent South Africa at the ‘F1 in Schools’ World Championships in Malaysia in September this year where a number of countries will compete. Both teams made it to the finals this weekend at the Sci-Bono...
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Pioneering research and data management in Africa: a dual first The first Big Data summer school on the African continent was launched in Cape Town yesterday. This unique initiative, also the first partnership between the astronomy research organisation (Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA)) and the medical research council (South African Medical Research Council...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'