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DHET and DSI Amend Essential Goods and Services List


Department of Higher Education and Training Directions on temporary measures to manage the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on the functionality of institutions in the higher education and training, and…

HSRC Releases Public Perception Survey on COVID-19


Department of Science and Innovation Preventive behaviour change messages on COVID-19 have to be stepped up and South Africans need to be encouraged to take responsibility for their own behavior.…

National System of Innovation Work on Curbing COVID-19 Outlined


Department of Science and Innovation Continued science and innovation support beyond the nationwide lockdown and COVID-19 includes support for local manufacturing of vaccines, PPEs, ventilators, diagnostics and reagents. The science…

COVID-19 Information Centre Under the Spotlight


Department of Science and Innovation President Ramaphosa recently praised the work of the COVID-19 Information Centre. At the end of last week, the president visited the data centre set up…

Core Situational Awareness Platform for COVID-19 Set Up


Department of Science and Innovation A core situational awareness platform for COVID-19 has been set up. In a statement, the science and innovation department confirmed that it has, through the…

DSI on Government’s Response to COVID- 19


Department of Science and Innovation The science and innovation department is working with several partners to investigate the efficacy of repurposing existing drugs to assist in halting the COVID-19 virus.…

Innovation Fund in the Pipeline


Department of Science and Innovation The science and innovation department will work with national treasury this year on setting up an Innovation Fund. In a statement, the department pointed out…

Nzimande Welcomes Passing of Science and Technology Laws Bill


Department of Science and Innovation The higher education, science and technology minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, recently welcomed the passing of the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill by the national…