Budget 2018 prioritising competitiveness - innovation expert

2018-02-22 18:54

It was great to see in Budget 2018 that government seems to be prioritising international competitiveness, says Glenn Gillis of innovation company Sea Monster.

Q&A: Michael Jordaan talks Bank Zero

2018-01-17 06:01

Co-founder of app-driven Bank Zero, Michael Jordaan, shares more on the offering which will "revolutionise" the banking sector in the same way the number zero changed mathematics.

Gigaba: Youth should not only chase tenders

2018-01-11 10:45

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has urged SA youth to innovate instead of chasing tenders and shareholdings at established companies.

US puts pressure on SA to abandon pro-generic IP policy

2017-11-26 08:54

Jubilation and repudiation as department of trade and industry receives submissions on its draft intellectual property policy.

‘I will keep Stats SA free’

2017-11-12 06:00

Risenga Maluleke started his tenure at the head of the organisation this month with a promise that it will remain independent of political forces.

Science, tech get R24.8bn push for innovation

2017-10-25 15:49

The Department of Science and Technology is expected to see a R24.8bn investment over the medium term.

Innovation could save SA’s economy – World Bank

2017-09-20 14:56

SA will need to boost productivity and attract more investment into research and development if it is to increase its economic output.

African women innovators, entrepreneurs to be honoured

2017-09-08 17:57

The inaugural Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Awards will take place during the upcoming AWIEF Conference and Exhibition in Cape Town.

Important for retailers to innovate effectively

2017-06-30 13:53

The retail sector is in the midst of the digital revolution, says the CEO of the RCS Group, a financial services provider in the retail credit market.

Science Indaba hopes to inspire youth

2017-06-02 14:40

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


#MiningIndaba: Mining exec sounds Google, Apple alarm

2018-02-08 06:29

When it comes to mining in the future, mining companies need to innovate or else companies like Google or Apple will be doing the mining, says an industry expert.

FNB ex-CEO Michael Jordaan to launch app-driven bank

2018-01-16 11:22

Former FNB CEO and now venture capitalist Michael Jordaan is making a return to banking with the launch of Bank Zero later in the year.

Airbus, Williams Advanced Engineering to collaborate

2017-12-18 12:53

Airbus and Williams Advanced Engineering, the engineering and tech business of Williams Grand Prix Engineering, are to explore areas of tech collaboration.

Ideas needed more than money

2017-11-26 06:00

As a teacher, Charles Ngobeni established a science centre, introducing electronics as a school subject, a model since adopted by government.

Bounce News wins app innovation award

2017-11-07 20:07

The app won the best news and entertainment category at the Innovation Awards for 2017.

Making the (down)grade: Can SA innovation weather the storm?

2017-10-18 06:00

Cooperation between firms and external agents may make it possible for some of SA's bright minds to find a niche and keep the spark of innovation alive, says Professor Mills Soko.

How 3D printing could save baby tortoises

2017-09-11 06:00

Tortoise conservationists are experimenting with ways to save tortoises from predators by 3D printing shells to create mock tortoises.

PE teen comes up with innovative idea to combat car theft

2017-08-16 18:02

With vehicle theft rife in his city, 19-year-old Abongile Ngcosholo said he wants to find a way of reducing these robberies.

Africa needs more innovation hubs to support growth

2017-06-25 08:20

By 2050 African countries will have the youngest populations in the world with the world’s second largest population, which experts believe highlight the need for innovation and business support.

SA start-ups not just in the game, they're winning - Getsmarter CEO

2017-05-17 11:01

The GetSmarter deal shows that SA and Africa at large is the next hotbed for technological innovation led by start-ups, says CEO Martin Hall.

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