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Haiti President Jovenel Moise assassinated — interim PM

Haiti President Jovenel Moise was assassinated at his home early Wednesday morning by a group of armed individuals

No word from Haiti’s president as fear paralyses capital

Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests

Haiti’s first female-directed movie bids for Oscars

Haiti is still reeling from the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people but a nascent film industry has begun to emerge.

Jovenel Moise sworn in as president of Haiti

Moise, who has never held political office, took the oath at a ceremony at the country's National Assembly.

Hurricane Matthew victims buried in mass graves as death toll rises to 1 000 in Haiti

There are concerns of cholera spreading and authorities say there are focused on getting water, food and medication to people living in shelters.

The Lists this week: Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra and Amazonian shamans

The Lists this week were compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, senior arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and contributor Sarah Koopman

Black cloud over Red Cross help in Haiti

A US report says the Red Cross has built only six permanent homes and seemingly squandered millions of dollars since the 2010 earthquake.

Haiti drought: People need food, says official

An eight-month-long drought in in north-east Haiti has caused the loss of two harvest seasons, says the National Co-ordination of Food Security.

UN names Nigel Fisher as acting head of Haiti mission

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hasappointed a seasoned humanitarian worker to serve as his Acting Special Representative in Haiti.

Haiti’s president welcomes Lamothe’s Cabinet reshuffle

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has named seven new ministers - including four women - as part of a Cabinet reshuffle in the Caribbean country.

Haiti a lesson for farmers

All farmers must realise that they are only human beings and not superior to their farmworkers, Mbuyi Ralawe from Cape Town

The battle against cholera in Haiti

MSF has launched a treatment and education programme to curb cholera in Haiti and is considered the deadliest cholera outbreak in the world, claiming 7000 lives

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