SAYAS in the News

At its 6th General Assembly held on 12 to 13 October, SAYAS released a Statement on the state of Education in the country following the #Feesmustfall protests. Subsequently, the Statement was developed into an article published in The Conversation on 10 November.


In addition, the Dr Sahal Yacoob, SAYAS, Co-Chair was interviewed on PowerFM on 15 November.

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Following our Annual Young Scientist Conference 2016 held on 6 to 7 October, on Human Rights, Judge Zak Yacoob reflects on ‘Sex and Gender Transformation in Africa’. Access:

SAYAS Alumnus Prof Bernard Slippers explores the role of Senior Academies of Science in the promotion, engagement and capacity development of young scientists. Access:

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