Joseph Guyler Delva

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.

Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 102

Most of the deaths recorded are in struggling Haiti and many were killed by falling trees and flying debris.

Hurricane Matthew kills at least 17 as it heads towards the Bahamas and Florida

The hurricane caused severe flooding and killed four people in the Dominican Republic as well as at least 13 in Haiti.

‘Sweet Mickey’ takes oath as Haiti’s president

Michel Martelly, a charismatic singer with no government experience, was sworn in as Haiti's president on Saturday.

Outsider Martelly sweeps Haiti’s presidential election

Michel Martelly, a shaven-headed singer and political outsider, won Haiti's presidential election in a landslide victory.

‘Baby Doc’ offers regret, no apology, to Haitians

Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier offered his sympathies on Friday to those who suffered abuses under his rule.

Haitian authorities detain ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier

Haiti detained former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier on Tuesday to prosecute him on possible corruption charges.

Haiti battles cholera epidemic, nearly 200 dead

Quake-hit Haiti and its aid partners fought on Friday to stem a cholera epidemic that has killed nearly 200 people and sickened more than 2 000.

Wyclef Jean rejected as Haiti candidate

Haiti's electoral council ruled on Friday that hip-hop star Wyclef Jean did not meet a residency requirement to run as a presidential candidate.

Strong aftershock hits Haiti, violence fears ease

A strong aftershock struck Haiti on Wednesday, creating panic among people camping out in the capital's streets after last week's earthquake.

Thousands feared dead in Haiti quake

A major earthquake rocked Haiti on Tuesday, killing possibly thousands of people as it toppled the presidential palace and hillside shanties.

Haiti quake topples buildings, many casualties

A major earthquake struck the capital of impoverished Haiti on Tuesday, toppling many buildings and burying hundreds under the rubble.

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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