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From brain drain to brain gain

From brain drain to brain gain   Why South African expats are returning home   Globally, the migration of people living in other countries, rather than their country...

Take a walk down history on Freedom Day

Freedom Day is a public holiday in South Africa that commemorates the first democratic elections   held on 27 April 1994. It honours the heroes...

Finding innovative ways to sustain online presence

SWEET ART FACTORY cake tasting under a nationwide lockdown During the nationwide lockdown, many have gone online to vent their frustrations, while others are daydreaming...

Brand South Africa and Touch HD partner to host Game of Heritage, Pride and...

Johannesburg – Thursday 19th September 2019 - Brand South Africa has partnered with Touch HD and Soweto TV, to host the first ever soccer...

Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs

Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa were launched in November 2017 to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic. CD...

Bringing brain science to winemaking: SA’s world-first ‘neurowine’

A South African winemaker has developed a world-first "neurowine" by applying technologies used to study the brain to the winemaking process. As Pieter Walser tastes a selection of wines, the data collected from his brain activity is analysed to determine the most appealing blend.

Children’s hospital pioneers new way to examine brain

redcross---thumbA medical team at the University of Cape Town have pioneered a new method to inspect a child's brain by using ultrasound. This can prevent exposure to harmful radiation, anaesthesia and surgery.

Kenny Solomon: South Africa’s first chess grandmaster

Kenny Solomon chose a very different path from the boys he grew up with in Cape Town's Mitchells Plain. He changed his fate when he began playing chess at the age of 13; now, 22 years later, he has become a chess grandmaster and an inspiration to youngsters everywhere.

Chabane laid to rest in ancestral Limpopo village

The death of Collins Chabane should prompt South Africans to think carefully about road safety, President Zuma said at his funeral. The public service and administration minister received an official state funeral on Human Rights Day.

South Africa leads the way at Safari-1

More than two decades ago, Safari-1 was the first nuclear research reactor in the world to turn its back on weapons grade fuel. Leading the Atoms for Peace charge, South Africa is the only country to give up nuclear weapons in favour of science. Safari-1 turned 50 this month.