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.

Education could do better - Pandor

2015-10-11 15:26

Presenting a report on basic education, higher education, health and science and technology, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says more can be done to improve South Africa’s education system.

Parly’s a joke but booze is no laughing matter

2015-06-11 17:43

Forget the riveting scenes of Game of Thrones, or the snot en trane from Grey’s Anatomy. The TV shocker to outshock them all this week was, once again, Parly TV.

Pandor appointed acting president

2015-03-30 15:21

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will be acting president while Jacob Zuma is away on a working trip, the presidency has announced.

SKA funding model unsure, Pandor solicits Brics

2015-03-19 21:15

Science and technology minister Naledi Pandor seeks the full Brics complement on the SKA project, as a funding model is yet to be finalised.


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.

We aren't seen as black enough - Khoi and San Council

2015-08-20 18:52

Some members of the Khoi, San and coloured communities are missing out on work and study opportunities because they are not black enough, the National Khoi and San Council says.

SA shale gas regulations within two weeks

2015-05-12 10:39

The Department of Mineral Resources is expected to publish regulations which will govern the exploration process for shale gas in the Karoo soon.

SKA broadband centre opens in PE

2015-03-27 09:02

A new broadband centre intended to support the work of the Square Kilometre Array has been opened at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

SA, Sudan pool R4m to build knowledge economies

2015-03-17 18:01

The Department of Science and Technology and its Sudanese counterpart have pooled over R4m in a bid to strengthen and build knowledge economies in its industrial communities.

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