Jessica Hatcher

Jessica Hatcher works from Raleigh, NC. English Education & Sociolinguistics; NCSU grad Jessica Hatcher has over 137 followers on Twitter.

Conflict hits Burundi’s street kids

It's feared that Burundi's homeless children will suffer devastating consequences in the wake of political violence, rising food prices and sanctions.

Burundi’s Nkurunziza set to win disputed third term as president

Pierre Nkurunziza looks set to win a third term as president of Burundi in elections on Tuesday despite months of protest.

Britain set to pay torture victims

The British government is negotiating payments to thousands of Kenyans who were detained and severely mistreated during the 1950s Mau Mau insurgency.

Museveni rails against the ICC during Kenyatta’s inauguration

Kenyatta and Ruto's Jubilee Alliance has cultivated an anti-imperialist sentiment among Kenyans in recent months in the face of the ICC's charges.

Press Releases

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000