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Climate change observatory for SA

A unique climate change observatory, the first of its kind in the world, focusing on bringing scientific information from around the globe to the public, is to be built in Cape Town by the International Polar Foundation.

Procurement boost for manufacturers

South Africa has put the buying power of the state firmly behind local manufacturers, with a new law now in force that allows the government to name sectors and products that will have to have a minimum level of local content to qualify for state procurement.

Durban ‘ready’ to handle COP 17 traffic

With more than 20 000 delegates expected in Durban for the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, the city's authorities are confident they'll manage the traffic, with solutions including lane closures, park and ride areas, shuttles buses and designated bike lanes.

Series showcases South African ‘can-do’

The fifth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring a Harvard business graduate turned job creator, a world-renowned photographer passionate about sharing, and a soccer team with a difference, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday, 20 November.

Youth ambassadors for climate change

"The earth has been diagnosed with a sickness, and we have to cure it!" We catch up with three passionate youngsters chosen as Climate Change Youth Ambassadors for South Africa at the upcoming 7th Conference of Youth (COY 7).

South African artist revitalises Woodstock

A South African artist is using art to bring about social change and transform the suburb of Woodstock in Cape Town with colourful murals.
Waste gives Such artistic inspiration

Africa to co-host Square Kilometre Array

It will be capable of probing the edges of our universe. It will search for gravitational waves, predicted but never detected. It will be a virtual time machine, enabling scientists to explore the origins of galaxies, stars and planets. And South Africans are at the heart of its development.

Space boffins meet in Cape Town

Africa's involvement in space activities would help address the challenges of telecommunications, energy and food insecurity on the continent, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on the opening day of the 62nd International Astronautical Congress in Cape Town.

The boy who sees in pictures

"Captain" Kgaugelo Mabjwe is one of eight students of the Umuzi Photo Club, based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, who are currently exhibiting their work at the prestigious Gallery@Oxo on London's South Bank.

The boy who sees in pictures

"Captain" Kgaugelo Mabjwe is one of eight students of the Umuzi Photo Club, based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, who are currently exhibiting their work at the Gallery@Oxo on London's South Bank.
Nikon to nurture young photographers