Michelle Fitzpatrick

Guest Author

Brexit, climate, racism: the Frankfurt book fair in quotes

The Frankfurt book festival allowed star authors to give their opinion on the current state of the world

Bayern Munich hand Ribery ‘heavy fine’ for angry Tweetstorm

The punishment comes after Ribery lashed out at critics in a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday

With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine

Coal mining is an industry increasingly under threat as countries around the world look for ways to phase out fossil fuels to combat climate change

Germans vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit

Consumers accuse the 12-brand group of deliberately harming clients by installing software to make cars appear less polluting than they really were

For exiled novelist, Turkey is ‘like 1930s Germany’

Released from prison in late December 2016, it took Asli Erdogan until last September to get her passport back from Turkish authorities

Audi boss arrested over dieselgate crisis

Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday after prosecutors feared that he might attempt to destroy evidence

Khmer Rouge trial rocked by second resignation

Cambodia's war crimes court has been rocked by the second resignation of an international judge amid a row over whether to pursue more regime members.

Slow road to justice in Khmer Rouge trial

The fading memories and illnesses of witnesses and accused in Cambodia's historic Khmer Rouge trial is prolonging the justice process.

Khmer Rouge trial sees chief defend regime in video

A top Khmer Rouge leader on trial in Cambodia has been confronted with dramatic footage in which he defends the regime's bloody purges.

Midwives on bikes spread sex sense in Cambodia

Surrounded by a group of women, Cambodian midwife Ly Siyan holds up a colourful poster displaying a range of contraception options.

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!