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Brave South African Teens to fly from Cape to Cairo in a self-assembled aircraft

Brave South African Teens to fly from Cape to Cairo in a self-assembled aircraft

Twenty brave South African teenagers will fly from Cape to Cairo (and back) in a self-assembled aircraft that uses ordinary motor fuel and was built in only three weeks…

Three young South Africans scoop prizes at International Science Fair

Three young South Africans scoop prizes at International Science Fair

Three young South Africans did the country proud when they scooped prizes at the world’s largest and most prestigious high school science fair. Three young South Africans did the…

These farmers are using tech to watch their herds!

These farmers are using tech to watch their herds!

Many people think farmers are stuck in the past, but many are in fact going high-tech in a bid to keep a watchful eye on their herds. Furthermore, they…

SA jumps for joy as UCT students build Africa’s first jumping robot!

SA jumps for joy as UCT students build Africa’s first jumping robot!

A leap in the right direction as UCT students design Africa’s first jumping robot, Baleka! In a first for South Africa, University of Cape Town engineering students built a…

Diepsloot learners create solutions to community challenges, using Artificial Intelligence and Robotics skills

Diepsloot learners create solutions to community challenges, using Artificial Intelligence and Robotics skills

Over the last 15 weeks, more than 150 Grade 9 students from Diepsloot Combined School have participated in the ‘AI & Robotics for the Future’ programme, using complex Artificial Intelligence…

Election Integrity 2019: protecting national elections using data analysis

Election Integrity 2019: protecting national elections using data analysis

Many of the 20 million social media users in South Africa are likely to be influenced by internal and external actors in the build-up to the 2019 elections. &nbsp…

Saving little lives at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

Saving little lives at Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

Bongani Chauke* was born with a tumour on his brain. He needed lifesaving surgery within the first few days of his life. Bongani was transferred from a local hospital in…

NASA Astronaut Returns for Living Maths Space Tour

NASA Astronaut Returns for Living Maths Space Tour

Following the sold-out, three-city 2017 tour, former NASA astronaut Dr Don Thomas will be returning to South Africa, for the Living Maths Space Tour 2018, from 16 to…

Diepsloot learners use Artificial Intelligence and Robotics  to solve community problems

Diepsloot learners use Artificial Intelligence and Robotics to solve community problems

STE(A)M educational specialist, I-Innovate has brought another 21st Century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities for learners to…

Digital skills in South Africa show promise

Digital skills in South Africa show promise

South Africa is often seen as “slow to the party” when it comes to developments in the Internet or digital space. This isn’t necessarily true, and the country has…

Local TapTuck app takes region by storm and gearing up for national roll-out

Local TapTuck app takes region by storm and gearing up for national roll-out

(KwaZulu-Natal) – TapTuck, a revolutionary new tuck shop app from South Africa that focuses on healthy meal options and convenient cashless e-friendly payments, has been taking KZN schools…

Cape Town Schools Participate in Educational Projects with the  International Space Station

Cape Town Schools Participate in Educational Projects with the International Space Station

(Cape Town) – For the first time in South Africa, and on the African continent, two Cape Town High Schools are set to participate in a global, Space-connected science…