COVID-19 Website

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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the SAASTEC Board has decided to postpone the 22nd SAASTEC Annual Conference which was supposed to be held at Penreach Shalamuka Science Centre, Nelspruit in Mpumalanga Province on the 9th – 12th November 2020. The new dates will be communicated in due course.

Days to Remember 2020


SAASTEC as a caring network, has issued a communique to all our stakeholders with regards to COVID-19 (Corona Virus). Click here to view the message. 

The United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

CONGRATULATIONS to Nomusa Keninda for being selected as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for 2018 – 2019. Very well deserved.

CONGRATULATIONS to Sivuyile Manxoyi for being a finalist in the NSTF Awards 

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For the latest on what is happening in Science Centres around the country click here.