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Stellenbosch to host cyber warfare conference

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The Security Institute for Governance and Leadership in Africa (SIGLA) at Stellenbosch University will be hosting an international cyber workshop later this month. This will...

CSIR showcases defence and security technology

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has displayed some of the innovative technologies being developed by its divisions, from unmanned aerial vehicles...

Airbus announces Africa’s top ten tech start-ups for accelerator programme

Airbus and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have announced the top 10 African tech start-ups that will take part in the latest...

Victory for SA space science

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South Africa has been recognised as a leading player in the space science sector. The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has been selected by...

The inevitable convergence of physical and cybersecurity

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It may not be immediately clear as to how, but physical and cybersecurity are converging and the need for a combination of...

Impacting Airbus aircraft design

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University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers from the Industrial Computational Fluid Dynamics (InCFD) Research Group have made their mark in the field...

Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build ‘super-soldiers’

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The U.S. Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts...

Radical experimental plane with no moving parts wows scientists

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Some 115 years after the first powered flight, scientists have developed a radical new approach toward flying in the form of a...

Big Space data will benefit disaster response in Africa

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Outer space and disaster response experts at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, discussed how "big data" including social media, crowd-sourcing...

IMT develops underwater beacon detection system

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Armscor division Institute of Maritime Technology (IMT) has designed and developed an underwater locator beacon detection system in collaboration with the South...

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