NSFAS needs to be more efficient - Pandor

2017-03-22 19:43

The NSFAS needs to become more efficient and have better administration, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has said.

Sars must deduct from defaulting NSFAS beneficiaries – ANC

2017-03-12 22:44

The ANC has proposed that the South African Revenue Service (Sars) be roped in to assist the national student financial aid scheme recover money from its former beneficiaries.

No sign of promised R30m Eastern Cape science centre

2017-03-03 08:01

Seven months after construction was due to start, there is no sign of work on the R30m Cofimvaba science centre promised by Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor.

Presidency distances itself from PPA reports

2016-11-07 19:18

The Presidency has rejected reports that President Jacob Zuma has tasked two ministers to convince Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to sign off on the power purchase agreements with Independent Power Producers.

Nuclear plan on ice as Eskom may take ownership

2016-09-29 16:57

Early indications are that Eskom may ultimately be responsible for the management and implementation of SA's nuclear plan and not the Department of Energy as originally planned.

MeerKAT paves way for mega science economy

2016-07-18 15:54

Science and astro tourism will soon be the 21st century economic driver in South Africa, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Science not just for the elite, says Pandor

2016-04-19 21:09

Poor black people must stop thinking science was only for the elite and therefore out of bounds, says Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor.

SKA shows that excellence can come from Africa - Pandor

2016-04-15 12:26

The development surrounding the Square Kilometre Array project is a sign to the world that Africa is capable of producing excellence, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says.

Maimane living in his own fairy tale – Pandor

2016-02-17 20:45

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has accused the official opposition of spending the last two days of the State of the Nation address debate creating fairy tales before launching into a nursery rhyme herself.

Teachers must get comfortable with tech - expert

2016-01-19 15:30

Local educators need to be trained in using technology tools, which are becoming increasingly available in classrooms.


Science graduate inspires youth

2017-03-19 06:00

Karoo high school wins medals in Young Scientists competition.

ANC proposes tax on unused land to force owners to sell to the state

2017-03-12 21:04

The ANC has proposed more taxes for unused land to force owners to sell their land to the state in an attempt to fast-track its failed land redistribution programme.

Pandor offers condolences to Russian ambassador in SA after Ankara shooting

2016-12-20 17:39

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor has offered condolences to Russia's ambassador to South Africa after the assassination of his Turkish counterpart Andrei Karlov.

Naledi: Govt should help fund poor students

2016-10-26 19:42

Government should find a way to help fund students who can’t afford fees, says Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor.

Confusion over request for proposals on nuclear

2016-09-28 10:08

Confusion reigned at a media briefing over whether government's request for proposals for nuclear energy would go ahead in the absence of an updated energy resource plan.

SALT leaves scientists starry-eyed

2016-04-29 20:15

Astrophysicists attached to the Southern African Large Telescope are observing supernovas "almost weekly", Naledi Pandor, Science and Technology Minister, was told during a tour of the facility on Friday.

MeerKAT radio telescope will be operational in June - Pandor

2016-04-15 13:43

The first antennae for the MeerKAT radio telescope - the precursor to the large scale Square Kilometre Array project - will be ready for service at the end of June, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says.

Pandor upbeat as SA unveils first hydrogen fuel cell forklift

2016-04-03 14:21

South Africa is making a number of bold moves that could see the country leapfrog into being a leading hydrogen fuel cell technology industrial hub, says Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor.

New oil, gas deal could add R20bn to SA's GDP

2016-02-01 21:00

A new partnership will look at offshore oil and gas exploration and could possibly contribute more than R20bn to South Africa’s GDP over five years.

The worst and best performing ministers - according to DA

2015-11-27 17:30

Minister Naledi Pandor is the best performing cabinet minister, while the ministers for higher education, social development and communications are some of the worst, according to the Democratic Alliance.

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