The Innovators

Food of the future

Dynamic food scientist LEAH BESSA believes insects as a farmed food source will dramatically improve our prospects for a sustainable future. ...

Virtual Teacher

As a public school learner, MBANGISO MABASO never got the opportunity to experiment in a science laboratory. Today he is the founder of Sisanda Tech, ...

Cracking the code

BARATANG MIYA is the founding CEO of GirlHYPE, an organisation that empowers young women through technology education. How did you first get in...

Wrist taker

Growing up in a large extended family in the Eastern Cape, just outside of Queenstown, Zuko Mandlakazi, 34, recalls feeling hurt when people spoke abo...

Mielie Activism

Life is about timing – something 26-year-old serial entrepreneur and Mielie Mailer founder Trent Pike (pictured below, centre) strongly believes. The compan...

Fly me to the moon

The Moon has long captivated humans – from assisting ancient civilisations in tracking time to making a movie debut in the first science-fiction film ever made ...

The Hopster

Most of what you think you know about South African beer is wrong. We may account for just over a third of the beer that’s consumed on the continent, but depend...

Hope Springs

In 2018, South Africa was a world leader for two reasons: its macadamia nut production and being the home of the first major city on the brink of a water shorta...

Printing the Future

Remember when 3D printers were a thing, and the dream was for every house to have  its own desktop manufacturing hub – to print toys or replacement plastic part...