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Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill Sent for Assent


ParliamentThe Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to president Ramaphosa for assent.The bill was tabled in parliament in April…

Science and Technology Laws Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41202 of 27 October 2017 Published in GG 41704 of 15 June 2018 Year of publication 2017 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published…

Parliament Briefed on Science and Technology Laws Bill


Department of Science and TechnologyThe science and technology department recently briefed parliament on the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill.The bill was tabled in parliament in November 2018.The bill's explanatory…

4th Industrial Revolution Under the Spotlight


Department of Science and TechnologyAn exhibition on the 4th Industrial Revolution has opened in parliament.In a statement, the science and technology department indicated that the exhibition demonstrates South Africa's readiness…

Council for Natural Scientific Professions Seeks Members


South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions.The South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNSP) seeks members.The science and technology department published the call for nominations in Government Gazette 42203.The…

Dashboard on Service Delivery Challenges Developed


Department of Science and TechnologyA new dashboard that could provide a solution to the government's service delivery challenges has been developed.In a statement, the science and technology department announced that…

National Research Foundation Bill Sent to President Ramaphosa


Department of Science and TechnologyThe National Research Foundation Amendment Bill has been passed by parliament and sent to President Ramaphosa for assent.The bill was tabled in parliament in October 2017.The…

No Hearings on Prohibited Sutherland Mining Activities


Department of Science and TechnologyNo public hearings will be held on the proposed prohibition of certain mining activities within the Sutherland Central Astronomy Advantage (CAA) Area.The science and technology department…

Summit on White Paper on STI Concludes


Department of Science and TechnologyDelegates at the recent Summit on the Draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) agreed that science, technology and innovation lies at the heart…