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Venue: King Phalo Airport (Buffalo City Metro), East London

Date: 02/04/2024

Time: 08:00

The Eastern Cape Department of Education will tomorrow morning welcome Coding and Robotics Silver medallist, Kiyara Tami Swartbooi at the King Phalo Airport, Buffalo City Education District, 08:00 am.

Swartbooi, will be welcomed after representing the country in the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition (BYSCC) themed “Discovery, Innovation and Responsibility”, which started from March 28 – April 1,2024 in which she scooped a Silver Medal for her sterling work.

This boffin is no novice to this field as she also is the 2023 Eskom Expo ISF Silver medallist, and her research project, “Thermal Faucet: A Smart Water Management System”.

This smart faucet (tap) prototype addressed two critical global issues: water and energy conservation. Her innovation is a significant advancement where smart home technology embraces energy and water conservation to produce an intelligent, intuitive, efficient, and cost-effective solution.

Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 02 April 2024
Venue: King Phalo Airport (Buffalo City Metro)
Time: 08:00 am

The media is especially invited to this event and attending journalists will be afforded one on one interviews with the departmental leadership present.

Issued by: ECDoE Communications. For enquiries, please contact the DoE Spokesperson, Mr Malibongwe Mtima @ 062 057 1591, Acting Communication and Events Director, Ms Nyameka Mgijima- Tokwe @ 060 530 0348.