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South Africa’s CSIR celebrates 70 years of research

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is celebrating seven decades of research in South Africa by educating the public on how they are improving lives daily. One of their innovations includes a healthy noodles recently launched, to combat unemployment.

CSIR steps in to help make a change

agriculture---thumbThe young environmental management scientists of the CSIR's Special Needs and Skills Development Programme work to help disadvantaged small businesses and rural communities, giving them top-quality professional services for free.

Brilliant young minds at the CSIR

Youth Month may be over for another year, but the bright young minds at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research are not resting. Lydia Cape's passion for the outdoors has made her a valuable environmental scientist and environmental assessment practitioner at the institute.

South African and Indian scientists team up

The fourth co-operation agreement in the field of science and technology has been signed by South Africa and India. The two have a 20-year history of working together, which they plan to extend and deepen.

Miller and Duminy: biff bang pow

In their opening World Cup match against Zimbabwe, the Proteas' David Miller and JP Duminy made a couple of records in what Britain's Ebony Rainford-Brent called "some of the best hitting I've ever seen". It was an unbeaten partnership that rescued South Africa and will not be soon forgotten.

Skills, innovation part of South Africa’s story

As the world's economic leaders gather in Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum, Team South Africa prepares to tell a story of innovation and skills development focused on boosting employment and pushing the country ahead of the pack in the emerging economies.

Five points about the future of innovation in South Africa

US-based blogger Ngozi Onuoha was part of a group of seven journalists from UK, US and China taken on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town by Brand South Africa earlier this year. This is what she found.

Five points about the future of innovation in South Africa

US-based blogger Ngozi Onuoha was part of a group of seven journalists from UK, US and China taken on a tour of Johannesburg and Cape Town by Brand South Africa earlier this year. This is what she found.

South African companies take to 3D printing

High-tech 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is gaining traction in South Africa with local companies using the technology to create intricate physical objects.

Mobile video-streaming app for low-bandwidth Africa

A South African developed video streaming solution, specially designed to cater for the low-speed internet environment encountered in most parts of Africa, has been released as a free mobile application for Apple and Android phones.