Kiara is special. She’s a perfectionist. She averages in the 90s for every subject.— Sal Naidoo (Kiara Nirghin's science teacher)
A 16-year-old girl from Johannesburg has won the grand prize at Google's science fair for inventing a cheap, ultra-absorbent material – made of orange peel - to enhance soil’s ability to retain water.
Kiara Nirghin, competing with entrants from every corner of the globe, won $50 000 (about R700 000).
Nirghin is a former The Money Show Kidpreneur.
Bruce Whitfield interviewed Nirghin’s science teacher Sal Naidoo.
Whitfield provides detail in the audio below (scroll down even further for the interview of Naidoo).
Economist Tim Harford discusses his book “50 Things That Made the Modern Economy” and the shortlist for the “51st thing”.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Celeste Fauconnier, co-author of RMB’s “Where to Invest in Africa” report.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews branding and advertising expert Andy Rice.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Sasfin CEO Roland Sassoon.
Bruce Whitfield interviews Gareth Woods from Good Game Well Played and Nick Holden of African Cyber Gaming League.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis.
Vehicles belonging to the SANDF were destroyed in a fire at a vehicle depot at Wallmannstal Pretoria last week.
Counselling psychologist Nikole Seele says it is important to differentiate between healthy anxiety and debilitating anxiety.
EWN Reporter Kevin Brandt gives the latest updates on the taxi strike as protestors prevented commuters using alternative means of transport.
Eusebius McKasier and investigative journalists dissect looting of Eskom and capturing of other state owned enterprises.
Tourism Spokesperson Beverly Shafer, says that the Robben Island ferry's have been a problem for years.
Bronwen Dyke, Golden Arrow spokesperson confirmed that one of their buses were set alight.
Unathi Henama, transport economist at Tshwane University of Technology breaks down the negative effects of the taxi strike.