South Africa’s economy ‘moderately free’ despite rising prices

Doing business in South Africa is favourable for now, according to a study on economic freedom by the Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal....

Helping Africa build Chinese expertise

With China now South Africa's largest trading partner, a journal produced by Stellenbosch University aims to create understanding of East-Africa relations. The fast rate of China's involvement in the continent has had a major impact on the environment and economics, editor Sven Grimm says.

SA, European scientists ‘in synch’

South Africa's National Research Foundation has signed an agreement with the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France to promote scientific collaboration and knowledge sharing.

West African lion linked to Asiatic cat

According to a new study, published in the Journal of Biogeography, lions in Africa’s Western and Central regions are more closely related genetically to the Asiatic lion than to their East and Southern African cousins.
Lions return to Great Karoo

SA astronomer unveils the stars

A new book published by acclaimed South African astronomer David Block and his Australian colleague Ken Freeman will sweep aside the clouds of cosmic dust that have obscured our view of our galaxy and the galaxies around us.