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UCT creates SA’s first jumping robot

A team led by Dr Amir Patel from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Department of Electrical Engineering have created South Africa’s very first jumping robot. Named Baleka, the robot is...

SA doctors cure deafness using 3D printing tech

A group of South African doctors have made a huge advancement in the international medical field by successfully completing the first-ever middle ear transplant. The groundbreaking procedure was performed using 3D printing...

Communications Minister lauds technology of the future

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has lauded a pioneering middle ear transplant at Steve Biko Academic Hospital this week that resulted in a 35-year-old man regaining his hearing. “As South Africa we are...

Tech holds the future of home security

The future of home security will see threats detected and responded to – before a crime can be committed. Making use of big data, home security systems are now able to...

SA to develop Africa’s largest tech hub

Government is looking at developing the biggest tech hub in Africa, a coding and programming academy as well as co-working and co-creation spaces for the youth and start-ups in particular. “Through the...


Devastating year for households’ net wealth

South African households experienced a devastating year in 2018. Collectively they lost about R450 billion or half-a-trillion rand of their real net wealth (the...


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