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Celebrating 30 Years of Democracy: Reflecting on South Africa’s Journey

This year’s Freedom Day, on 27 April, marks the 30th anniversary of democracy in South Africa. On this day in 1994, many South Africans...

8 Incredible South African Innovations of 2019

South Africa is filled with innovative thinkers, all of whom are coming up with ways to change the world and create jobs for fellow...

Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference

Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference 6 November 2019, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg Programme Director, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is...

South African researchers discover new, puffy exoplanet

Kelt-11b is a new exoplanet discovered by researchers in South Africa, collaborating with others from around the world. The discovery further solidifies South Africa’s...

South African paddleboarder conquers the Atlantic Ocean

South African surfer and endurance athlete Chris Bertish has become the first person in the world to singlehandedly cross the Atlantic Ocean on a...

Innovative software tackles climate change and rainwater harvesting in Mozambique

A mobile app, designed by a Mozambican civil engineer, uses real-time climate data to help farmers in the region harvest rainwater more effectively. The...

Spekboom, the plant with a carbon fixation

Climate change is an increasing problem globally; and South Africa is among the top 20 largest producers of carbon emissions in the world. Reducing...

State of the Nation Address 2017: full speech

In his State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma declared 2017 the year of Oliver Reginald Tambo, who would have been 100 had...

Port Elizabeth school a champion in recycling

It takes a community when it comes to recycling and green initiatives, says Kabega Primary School, winners of the Plastics|SA 2016 Clean Up &...

Infographic: Khi Solar One

Khi Solar One is Africa's first concentrated solar power plant. Situated outside of Upington in the Northern Cape, the 140-hectare plant will produce 50 megawatts of power by using 4 200 concave mirrors to reflect and concentratea large area of sunlight onto a small area on a 205 metre tower.