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Ramaphosa Assents to Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill

Ramaphosa Assents to Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill


The Presidency 19 August 2019 President Ramaphosa has signed the Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill. Parliament passed the bill and sent it for assent in…

White Paper on STI to Guide DST Budget Vote


Department of Science and Technology 11 July 2019 The science and technology department’s 2019 Budget Vote is guided by the new White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation. The higher…

Exempted Radio Frequency Spectrum for KCAAA Published


Department of Science and Technology 14 June 2019 The radio frequency spectrum exempted for use within the Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas (KCAAA) has been published. The science and technology…

National Research Foundation Amendment Act Signed


The Presidency 6 May 2019 The National Research Foundation Amendment Act has been assented to. The presidency published the act in Government Gazette 42441. The bill was published for comment…

Karoo Radio Frequency Spectrum Exemptions on Track


Department of Science and Technology 11 April 2019 The list of radio frequency spectrum exempted for use within the declared Karoo Central Astronomy Advantage Areas (CAAA) will soon be announced.…

NIPMO Acknowledges Intellectual Property Creators


Department of Science and Technology 5 April 2019 The science and technology department will continue to ensure increased funding for basic research. The science and technology minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, recently…

Cabinet Approves White Paper on STI


Department of Science and Technology 19 March 2019 The science and technology minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has welcomed Cabinet’s approval of the White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation. In a…

Square Kilometre Array Observatory Treaty Signed


Department of Science and Technology 18 March 2019 South Africa has signed the treaty setting up the Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO). The treaty establishes the SKAO as an intergovernmental…