According to the magazine, it couldn't talk about what's new without turning any attention to 'Mr Invention' himself, Elon Musk. Love him or hate him, Musk's technologies are making headlines across the world.
RD9 Solutions and the world of robotics
Start-up company RD9 Solutions is introducing high school learners to the world of robotics, while teens from the Helderberg Robotics Club have represented South Africa at the World Robot Olympiad. Readers can learn all about these robotics industry players on page 15.
University of Western Cape's Dr Fanelwa Ngece-Ajay is changing the way township youth perceive science, technology, engineering and mathematics through her non-profit organisation, AmaQawe ngeMfundo. Readers can discover all there is to know on page 24.
Lawbreaker tales from crime reporter Maygene de Wee
Crime news readers everywhere don't want to miss out on the tales told by top crime reporter, Maygene de Wee. Check out the inside scoop on page 10 of the magazine.
Don't forget The Little Issue
The Little Issue will be featured once again for parents to share with their kids, ensuring that children don't miss out on all the fun. Be sure to have a look at all the knowledgeable science facts, and get creative with a couple of activities for children.
Issue #271 is on sale from vendors in Cape Town from Monday, 21 January to Wednesday, 20 February. Anyone outside Cape Town can buy the magazine here.
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