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South Africa’s Tourism Industry
In what has been dubbed an unprecedented alliance, key stakeholders in South Africa’s travel and tourism sector are partnering with Amadeus IT Group and South Africa’s Department of Tourism in a ground-breaking public-private sector initiative. Led by its obligation in South Africa’s National Industrial Participation Program, which is managed by...
Innate Immune System
In a groundbreaking study published in Nature Genetics on 10 December 2018, a team of scientists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine – based in UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences – and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),...
Cape Town Carnival
Vuka Ukhanye 2019 awakens dynamism through inclusivity, processes and people The Cape Town Carnival theme for 2019 was the result of brainstorming sessions between participating groups, organisers and artists from more than 50 neighbourhoods across Cape Town. “VUKA UKHANYE: Arise and Shine!” was the bold statement that culminated from these...
Brett Herron
CAPE TOWN – Public and activist pressure resulted in the DA-led city reversing its decision to block the transfer of the Salt River Market site to Communicare, says former urban development and transport mayoral committee member Brett Herron. This after the City gave the green light for the transfer of...
fire
CAPE TOWN - Twenty-four people have been displaced following Thursday’s fire in Military Heights, Seawinds.Four informal structures were destroyed in the area last night.City of Cape Town fire and rescue service spokesperson Edward Bosch says no injuries were reported.“Three fire engines, two water tankers with 19 firefighters responded to...
New Transcape Route
Moving the start for the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Knysna to George has resulted in a slightly shorter overall distance, but has enabled route director Wayne Collett to make significant improvements.The seven-stage mountain-bike race, powered by Volvo, takes place from February 2 to 9 and will end at...
High Performance Computing
The annual Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) conference, which took place in Cape Town recently, provided a platform for South African students to showcase their skills in building supercomputers and their innovative ideas on how to prevent cybercrimesthrough the Student Cluster Competition, and the Student Cyber-Security challenge. This year, following the...
maths and science
The lack of capable, equipped and skilled maths and science teachers in South African schools is a huge concern, and one that the Vula Programme has once again addressed this year by providing schools with focused in-service training using up-to-date-technologies, innovative teaching methods and experienced facilitators. The Vula Mathematics...
Wian Conradie
Rugby star Wian Conradie says hard work was the key to success during his five years at the University of Johannesburg after recently being recognised for his dedication on and off the field.At the varsity’s annual awards gala function in October the 24-year-old Namibian was voted UJ’s student-athlete of...
Career Change Plans
The coming weeks of relative workplace quiet provide the perfect opportunity for those considering a career change to put their plan into action, before the frenzy of back-to-work in January derails their big picture plans, an expert says. “If you’ve been thinking about making a change, but never seem able...
Coworking Spaces
It’s estimated that more than 1m people now work in 14 thousand coworking spaces around the globe and the trend become increasingly popular.Linda Trim, Director at FutureSpace, a co-working joint venture between Investec Property and workplace specialists Giant Leap with two offices in Sandton, said: “The coworking phenomenon is...
students
The Overlings from Mangosuthu University of Technology are the 2018 winners of Cognity Advisory’s Universities Business Challenge (UBC), sponsored by General Electric (GE). The winning team of four students are walking away with R50,000 to turn their business idea into reality. Launched in July this year, the UBC has seen...
Takealot Tour of Good Hope
The Takealot Tour of Good Hope’s elevation to UCI status for 2019 will ensure that one of South Africa’s premier road tours is a drawcard for local and international competitors. It is the first time that the five-day race, which takes place in the Cape Winelands from March 4 to...
Feeding Initiatives
SPAR Eastern Cape and charity organisation Love Story, for the third year running, brought hope and spread festive cheer among some of the impoverished areas in Nelson Mandela Bay this week.Ingredients were donated by SPAR for soup kitchens which were set up in five disadvantaged areas from Monday until...
Leading African Researcher
Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director of the Drug Discovery and Development Centre, H3D, at the University of Cape Town (UCT), has warned about the brain drain of African scientists and called for a pipeline of jobs to be created for science graduates on the continent.“Many science graduates in...

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