Science and Technology Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says South Africa needs young minds with innovative ideas in order to compete in a fast-changing world.

Kubayi-Ngubane was speaking at the 22nd Science Festival in Grahamstown.  The festival intends to explore innovative breakthroughs in technological advancement and transformation.

Kubayi- Ngubane has encouraged youth to follow careers in the field of science.

“There is a high demand in terms of the science field, we need as a country to contribute towards innovation so that our children in the field of Science and Technology and innovation can be able to get jobs because this is the field they will be coming¬† from.”