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Labourers and SMMEs working on MeerKAT+ Project honoured at graduation ceremony

SARAO celebrated members of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) and labourers that received skilled training during the MeerKAT+ tender at a graduation ceremony held on Saturday, 15 October 2022 […]

SARAO Commercialisation runs exciting entrepreneurship challenge in the Northern Cape

The SARAO Commercialisation unit is currently running a Karoo Innovative Challenge in several Northern Cape towns. The Karoo Innovation Challenge invites people between the ages of 18 and 35 years […]

Request for expressions of interest to participate in a BBBEE equity opportunity

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) hereby invites potential BBBEE partners to express interest in collaborating with SARAO in a BBBEE equity opportunity. Click here to view available request […]

SARAO partners with Siyafunda Community Technology Centre and Kareeberg Local Municipality to bring digital skills to Carnarvon community

While the rest of South Africa commemorated Youth Day on 16 June, SARAO, in conjunction with the Siyafunda Community Technology Centre and the Kareeberg Local Municipality, launched its community computer […]

SARAO supports and participates in fun-filled sports day for local communities held in Carnarvon

The SARAO Stakeholder Relations unit and staff members from various other units participated in and supported a Sports Tournament in collaboration with Bietjie Begin, a local non-government organisation from Carnarvon […]

Telescope built by Karoo locals releases data to astronomers around the world

The HERA telescope, an array of 350 antennas situated next to MeerKAT in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, is being built by a team of local artisans from […]

SKA SA gives full bursaries to five Carnarvon matric learners who obtained exemption to further their studies

The Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) will give full bursaries for undergraduate studies to five matric learners from Carnarvon High School who obtained matric exemptions in the 2015 […]