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Science Cities: The cape of change

1 November 2018

Linda Nordling

Africa’s science star is confronting its colonial past to set a more inclusive research scene, benefitting more of its citizens.

A beacon in the bush becomes an astronomy powerhouse

13 October 2016

Linda Nordling

South Africa's University of the Western Cape has exceeded expectations. 

South African research hits hard economic times

14 June 2016

Linda Nordling

Can international research funding help South Africa maintain its stellar performance in the index?