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Congratulations to the Class of 2014

Brand South Africa congratulates all the Class of 2014 for successfully concluding their formal school careers. We wish the matriculants well as they pursue opportunities beyond the walls of their schools and urge them to play their part to positively contribute towards building our country.

South African scientists track the sun’s storms

Space weather and solar flares have the potential to massively disrupt our planet's electronic, communication and power infrastructure. The South African National Space Agency's regional warning agency in Hermanus tracks the activity of the sun to forecast and help prevent these devastating superstorms.

South African scientists track the sun’s storms

Space weather and solar flares have the potential to massively disrupt our planet's electronic, communication and power infrastructure. The South African National Space Agency's regional warning agency in Hermanus tracks the activity of the sun to forecast and help prevent these devastating superstorms.

Stargazing in Joburg: it’s possible

South Africa is fast gaining a reputation as a leading stargazing destination, but the stars don’t come out just for people in the country’s most remote areas.
Africa is the place to see stars

Space science thriving in South Africa

South Africa’s space industry is thriving – this is the message relayed to the public by professionals in the sector at a recent media briefing in Cape Town.
Blast-off for space weather centre

MeerKAT in demand among scientists

South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope is scheduled to become operational only in five years’ time, but scientists from around the world are lining up to book research time at the facility.

MeerKAT in demand among scientists

South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope will become operational only in five years’ time, but scientists from around the world are already lining up to book research time at the facility.
A trek to the start of time

Brand Africa – by Africa for Africa

The inaugural Brand Africa Forum is a one-day summit of pan-African decision-makers in the fields of media, business, nation branding and civil society. The gathering is hosted by Brand South Africa, and takes place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 16 September.
Media forum debates Brand South Africa