Earthquakes

Tourist exodus from Lombok as quake toll hits 105

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake killed at least 105 people and destroyed thousands of buildings in Lombok

A seismic innovation

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear

Nepalis were fleeing Kathmandu as aftershocks rocked the area following an earthquake. The death toll in Nepal has risen to 4 310.

Nepalese dig for quake survivors

The death toll continued to rise in Nepal on Sunday after an earthquake devastated the heavily populated Kathmandu Valley.

New earthquake hits shattered Pakistan region

More that 300 people are feared dead in the lasted earthquake to hit southwest Pakistan.

China quake death toll climbs

Rescuers have been struggling to reach a remote corner of southwestern China as the toll of the dead and missing climbed to 208.

China: Death toll rises in major earthquake

A strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake has hit southwestern China's Sichuan province, killing at least 56 people and injuring about 600.

Iran stops quake rescue operations

Iran has halted rescue operations following twin quakes that devastated scores of north-west villages, killing 227 people and injuring hundreds.

Double quakes in Iran kill over 200, injures hundreds

Two powerful earthquakes have killed at least 220 people and injured around 1 500 in north-west Iran, Iran's state news agency has reported.

At least four dead as strong quake rattles Italy

The quake, which the US Geological Survey recorded at magnitude 6.0, struck northern Italy at 2.04am GMT while most people were sleeping.

New tremor hits quake-ravaged Turkey

A 5.2 magnitude tremor has hit an eastern Turkish province already ravaged by two deadly earthquakes that killed more than 600 people since October.

Spain earthquake havoc leads to questions

Concerns over how relatively minor tremors caused serious damage to buildings in Lorca, where eight people died.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.