'Pandor will not allow ANC to be sold' - Ramaphosa campaign

2017-11-12 06:01

The campaign lobbying for Cyril Ramaphosa to be elected ANC leader at next month’s national conference is punting Naledi Pandor as an astute politician with a credible record who will fight corruption, specifically state capture.

Twitter reacts to Naledi Pandor as possible deputy president

2017-11-06 09:45

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has surprised many with his nomination of Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor as his deputy president. See some reactions.

Improve the representation of female scientists

2017-09-17 06:06

Recent findings by a South African university show that women have a lower research output than their male counterparts and are less likely than men to be published in scientific journals.

Treasury must remain independent, says Pandor

2017-07-10 20:55

Treasury in a democratic country must remain independent and its functions should not fall under the Presidency, says ANC NEC member Naledi Pandor.

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.


ANC reprimands Ramaphosa over top 6 pronouncement

2017-11-06 16:53

The ANC has slammed presidential hopeful Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for pronouncing on his preferred leaders for the party’s top 6 positions ahead of the December elective conference.

Ramaphosa announces Pandor for deputy for #CR17

2017-11-05 22:27

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his running mates at a rally in Sekhukhuneland, Limpopo.

Mamoepa was concerned about challenges facing ANC - Pandor

2017-07-27 19:21

Government communicator and struggle veteran Ronnie Mamoepa was aware and concerned about the challenges the ANC and government are currently facing, urging action be taken, said minister of science and technology Naledi Pandor.

Youth showcase skills at Innovation Indaba

South Africa's science department hopes to attract the country's brightest stars at their Youth in Science, Technology and Innovation Indaba. Watch.

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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.

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