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Science & Technology
Karoo’s HERA radio telescope attracts even more international funding The Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) radio telescope, located only a few kilometres from the MeerKAT radio telescope, was awarded a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation in the US to the value of $5.8 million, equivalent to approximately R75 million. The construction...
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SKA and Agri SA partners for the benefit of local communities SKA South Africa and Agri SA today signed an agreement that commits both organisations to jointly ensure that local communities of the Karoo benefit from the SKA project. In anticipation of the impacts that the construction of the SKA radio telescope will have on...
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SAP Skills for Africa adds 101 students to digital workforce  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — February 06, 2017 – Students, SAP Africa partners, customers and executives gathered at Eskom’s Megawatt Park in Sandton for the SAP Skills for Africa graduation ceremony which celebrated the completion of an intense three-month digital skills training programme. Now in its...
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Three researchers from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) have ranked in the top 1% in their fields globally, according to media and information firm Thomson Reuters. The Wits staff are professors Christopher Henshilwood, Christopher Mathew and Lynn Morris. They are listed among 3 087 researchers that received the distinction in the ‘Highly Cited Researchers...
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SAP announced today the receipt of the Judges’ Choice Award in the Corporate Initiative Category for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Competition. In recognition of its impactful digital skills development programme, Africa Code Week (ACW), SAP was selected from more than 240 applicant organisations as recipient of the Judge’s Choice Award in the corporate category, for its...
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The biggest science project Africa has ever seen begins with the assembly of a tiny node of steel. Intricately bound together, it weighs about as much as a light dumbbell, and is the basis of the back-up structure to the most advanced dish antenna system the continent has ever seen. These back-up structures form the...
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World first technology has paid off for KWV’s Earth’s Essence wine brand, which has won a Global Food Award, at the prestigious IUFoST (International Union of Food Science and technology) Global Food Industry Awards Competition in the category: Product and/or process innovation including industrialization of traditional foods. Winners were announced at the IUFOST World Congress...
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Higher-resolution version of lower-right panel in IMAGE 2. This view, covering about 1% of the full MeerKAT First Light image, shows a “Fanaroff-Riley Class 2” (FR2) object: a massive black hole in the distant universe (matter falling into it produces the bright dot at the center) launching jets of powerful electrons moving at close to...
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Jewellery design shines brightly as an up-and-coming young ring designer becomes the Overall Winner of the PPC Imaginarium Awards, South Africa’s most supportive art and design competition for emerging creative. Last year, it was an innovatively designed – and fully functional -concrete speaker that caught the eyes (and ears) of the jury. This year, a...
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by SouthAfrica.info Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors will open a South African office this month, which will be managed by Evan Rice, the chief executive of GreenCape, an organisation formed to help develop the market for renewable energy in Western Cape. The South African Tesla operation will start off with only one employee. But Rice told...
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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'