South Africa to host the 6th Science Centre World Congress in 2011

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Yay, bring on the geeks and brilliant minds to South Africa, and bonus it’s going to be in Cape Town, 10 minutes from where I stay.

South Africa has won the bid to host the sixth Science Centre World Congress in 2011 at the MTN ScienCentre, situated at the Canal Walk in Cape Town, fending off competition from Egypt to become the first African nation to do so.

Now that South Africa has won this bid, “hundreds of the world’s best in the field of science communication will be arriving, just a year after the sportsmen come here for the World Cup,” said MTN ScienCentre head, Julie Cleverdon in a statement issued last week.

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I’ve always loved the mind boggling gadgets and science stuff at the MTN ScienCentre, now it looks like the worlds best is going to come to my doorstep, practically.

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