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28 May 2020 | Freedom of speech and public interest, not allegiance, should underpin science advisement to government

South Africa (SA) is Africa’s science heavyweight, leading the continent in scientific output, and ranks in the top 40 globally in research prod...

28 May 2020 | Minister Blade Nzimande calls for African solutions to Covid-19 during Africa Day

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, assured Africa's scientific community that just as the continent had defe...

28 May 2020 | More than just Covid-19

Millions of words and trillions of pixels have been published on Covid-19. I cannot possibly add value to that, so in this note we will focus on other...

28 May 2020 | Schools prepare to reopen

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said that this week will be dedicated to finalising all outstanding matters before learners return to school....

28 May 2020 | World No Tobacco Day 2020 - Protecting Our Youth from Industry Influence

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is celebrated on 31st May every year is an international day designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to advocate...

27 May 2020 | Africa: Minister Blade Nzimande Calls for African Solutions to COVID-19 During Africa Day

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, assured Africa's scientific community that just as the continent had defe...

27 May 2020 | Coronavirus - South Africa: Council of Education Ministers (CEM) considers progress on State of Readiness for the Reopening of Schools

The Council of Education Ministers met this morning to consider progress on the reopening of schools. CEM did receive a report on the progress made th...

27 May 2020 | Schools prepare to reopen

Schools across the country are in the process of finalising preparations to receive Grade 7 and 12 learners when schools reopen on 1 June.Basic Educat...

27 May 2020 | Tobacco ban a 'deal with the devil', undermining transformation - lobby groups

The ongoing tobacco ban is setting back transformation in the business environment and severely impacting black farmers and businesspeople, lobby grou...

26 May 2020 | CEM considers progress on state of readiness for the reopening of schools

Minister Angie Motshekga on CEM considerations for reopening schools during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdownThe Council of Education Ministers met this m...