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South Africa’s Resolve: Our Humanity Prevails, Unconditionally

Author – Lefentse Nokaneng             On 11 January 2024, South Africa took a decisive moral stance by bringing a case of genocidal intent against Israel at...
Image: Supplied. Thousands of Palestinians gather at Mandela Square in Ramallah, 11th January 2024.

South Africa’s Principled Stand: A Moral Beacon in Geopolitics

Written by Ebrahim Deen (Researcher, Brand South Africa)     “By bravely standing up for what is right and taking Israel to the ICJ, however, South Africa...

Brand South Africa launches State of the Nation Brand Report

By Ebrahim Deen; Researcher at Brand South Africa   On the 30 March 2023, Brand South Africa hosted an event, at its offices in Houghton, Johannesburg,...

Becoming a Nation: Exploring the heartbeat of a nation through the lens of Behaviour...

A series on social segmentation model research into the diverse and complex South African society. Read here: . by Dr Petrus de Kock  

Brand South Africa and UNISA host the South African Competitiveness Forum and the Pan-African...

Brand South Africa and UNISA host the South African Competitiveness Forum and the Pan-African University Dialogue Johannesburg, Wednesday 05th September 2018 - Brand South Africa...

SA ocean gliders tackle climate change

South African scientists have deployed the first robotics platform in the Southern Ocean in a bid to gauge the precise links between climate and the carbon cycle in the most southern waters of the world's oceans.

Open-access research data for SA

Science and technology minister Derek Hanekom has launched SciELO-SA, an open-access, searchable journal database that promises to make the country’s research data more visible on the international stage.
Research output rises, papers double

Ground-breaking find by South African researcher

A South African microbiologist has discovered that a certain fungus can be used to create an enzyme which bleaches paper, thus eliminating the use of harmful chlorine in the food and paper industries.
Sci-Bono CEO gets French knighthood

Forensic kit to help ID rapists

A kit that can help identify male rapists has been developed by researchers under the leadership of Prof Sean Davidson at the forensic DNA laboratory at the University of the Western Cape.
Giant leap for science in Ethiopia

Sasol, university partner in fuel research

Research collaboration between Sasol and the University of Pretoria has led to the commissioning of high-tech equipment to gain better insights into the properties and performance of synthetic diesel fuels.