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Celebrating South Africa’s contribution to Science and Innovation

When the question of innovation within the science and technology fraternity arises, South Africa is right up there among other nations that have made...

Africa: The tech continent

Mobile technology is allowing tech-savvy Africans to leapfrog western developers, developing African solutions to African problems. Here is a short list of the more innovative companies operating in Africa today.

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.

South Africans at the frontier on Play Your Part TV

The sixth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part television series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday 20 July at 9pm, features pioneering South Africans who are Playing their Part by pushing the boundaries of technology, the environment and space.

A ‘disruptive’ technology: Sandile Ngcobo’s world-first digital laser

Breakthrough experimental work by University of KwaZulu-Natal scientist Sandile Ngcobo as part of his PhD research has led to the development of a world-first digital laser set to open up revolutionary new technologies.

South Africa in digital laser ‘world first’

Researchers at South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research have developed a world-first digital laser that could be a game-changer in the field, paving the way for new laser applications in areas ranging from medicine to communications.