Science & Technology

DA Looks Forward To A Historic Meeting In Parliament With Facebook.

The Democratic Alliance is set to meet with Facebook this has been formally confirmed by the Communications and Digital Technologies Committee. The meeting is set to take place on 25 May 2021. Similar invitations have been sent to other big tech giants – Google and Twitter. The DA has been at the forefront of tackling the issue of disi...

By Phumzile Mavimbela 4 days ago

Science and Innovation invests R18, 9 million in the development of nanosatellites for maritime industry

The Department of Science and Innovation has invested about R18,9 million in the development of two nanosatellites, towards increased maritime domain awareness in South Africa. It is the first such initiative for the country to provide communication services to the maritime industry.

By Phumzile Mavimbela about 2 months ago

South Africa has failed to harness the digital revolution: how it can fix the problem

The COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated a migration from physical work spaces in many sectors of the economy to online, digital services, supported by staff working from home. Parts of the economy such as mining, manufacturing and hospitality still require workers to be physically present. But other sectors have discovered that virtu...

By David Richard Walwyn & Laurens Cloete 6 months ago

What patents and publications reveal about China-Africa science collaboration

China has enjoyed a close economic relationship with a number of African countries for many decades. It has been particularly involved in supporting African countries’ infrastructure projects. As far back as the 1960s it helped build the Tanzania Zambia Railway. More recently, it’s invested in railway structures in Ethiopia, Kenya and ...

By Swapan Kumar Patra & Mammo Muchie over 1 year ago

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