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India Today, 25 October 2022
A report from India's highest observatory ahead of the October 25 Solar Eclipse stated that it is not easy to capture the Sun. Read more...
India Today, 22 October 2022
The satellites are being launched onboard the Launch Vehicle Mark-III, which is a redesignated version of the Geosynchronous Launch Vehicles (GSLV Mk-III). Read more...
India Today, 21 October 2022
The initial plan was to launch the Chandrayaan-3 mission in the third quarter of 2022. However, the mission has been further delayed. Read more...
The Rio Times, 30 October 2022
According to a study released by the discount platform Cupom Válido, with data from Statista, Brazil is in 5th place in the ranking of nations with the most internet users worldwide. Read more...
Independent Online-IOL, 24 October 2022
Although receiving pledges of support from Western nations, South Africa’s green plan to transition from coal to renewable energy may need more than $30 billion (about R550bn) to complete. Read more...
Independent Online-IOL, 20 October 2022
The recently released KwaZulu-Natal State of the Coast Report (KZN SOCR) paints a grim picture of the 33 coastal subsystems along the coast of the province. Read more...
Independent Online-IOL, 14 October 2022
According to a new report published by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), 70% of global greenhouse emissions originate from the material economy, from extraction through to the disposal process. Read more...
Independent Online-IOL, 07 October 2022
The water crisis that has left the residents of Danielskuil, a small town in the Northern Cape, without running water was caused by too much rainfall. Read more...
Independent Online-IOL, 04 October 2022
Eco Atlantic has responded to affected communities, small-scale fishers, and supporting eco-justice and community-based organisations that are dissatisfied with the arrival of the company’s oil rig in South Africa Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 26 October 2022
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is celebrating 77 years of touching lives through innovation. As part of this milestone, the organisation will host its 8th Biennial Conference. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 19 October 2022
Finding ways to treat diabetes using indigenous knowledge about natural remedies has won Dr Nehemiah Latolla of the Nelson Mandela University a place on the world stage of science communicators. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 06 October 2022
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, and the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms Thokozile Didiza, will launch the National Biosecurity Hub in collaboration with the University of Pretoria Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 23 September 2022
The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) commissioned the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the South African Academy of Engineering to investigate South Africa’s technical readiness to host a shale gas industry in the Central Karoo Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 27 October 2022
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Blade Nzimande, will launch South Africa’s new 24-hour, state-of-the-art regional Space Weather Centre in Hermanus, Western Cape. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 27 October 2022
While the South African waste sector has been slow to adopt alternative waste treatment technologies, it is believed that skilling young people with new knowledge will bring about much-needed change. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 31 August 2022
Former Executive Director of UN Women, Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, urged delegates attending the 5th BIO Africa Convention, taking place in Durban, to continue fighting for all children and to pay special attention to issues affecting girls. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 26 August 2022
As South Africa marks Women's Month, the Department of Science and Innovation is celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and innovation. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 23 August 2022
Women scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are working tirelessly behind the scenes to address some of Africa's most pressing challenges. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 10 August 2022
South Africa supports the international call to members of the scholarly publishing community to enable open access to the real-time scientific evidence needed to contain the spread of the monkeypox virus. Read more...
Department of Science and Innovation-Republic of South Africa, 18 July 2022
With the effects of climate change and biodiversity loss continuing to spiral, the need for ecosystem protection is becoming more urgent, particularly for the communities of the Atlantic. Read more...

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