Scifest Africa was established in 1996 to promote the public awareness, understanding and appreciation of science, technology and innovation (STI). The project is supported by South Africa's National Department of Science and Technology and various other cash and in kind sponsors.

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Teenage girls have built Africa's first-ever private satellite

6th December 2016
A project that is part of a high school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) boot camp, has led to Africa’s first ever private satellite being conceptualized and designed by 14 South...

Testing begins on new vaccine that could be final nail in the coffin for HIV

1st December 2016
As we globally unite for World Aids Day to show support for people living with HIV/Aids and commemorate those who have passed on, it is important to look at some of the hope science brings to this pan...

Upcoming Events

South Africa's National Science Festival

8th - 14th March
Scifest invites you to come and celebrate our 21st anniversary in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape from 8-14 March. The theme for Scifest 2017 is "Tour de Science" with reference to the UN declared Intern...

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