Haiti Earthquake

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.

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.

Two years on and Haitians still bear the brunt of slow aid

United Nations figures show that only $2.38-billion of $4.5-billion pledged has been sent to Haiti where a 2010 earthquake killed 300 000 people.

Two years on and Haiti still floundering

Haiti is trapped in a grim scene frozen in time two years after Haiti's earthquake disaster which killed between 200 000 and 300 000 people.

Welcome for Baby Doc shows Haitians’ desperation

An earthquake, hurricanes, cholera, political crises -- it seemed Haiti's woes could not get worse.

Aftershocks go on

NGOs singled out as Haiti struggles to recover after quake.

Haitians yearn for change after year in ‘hell’

As Haitians mark the anniversary of the devastating earthquake in 2010, hope has given way to a crushing sense of bitterness and despair.

One year on, Haiti honours earthquake dead

Haiti on Tuesday began two days of remembrance ceremonies in honour of the thousands of people who died in an earthquake a year ago.

Haiti’s earthquake survivors voice hopes and fears

A year after the earthquake that left more than a million Haitians homeless, a unique scheme has given them the chance to spell out their needs.

Another shameful betrayal of Haiti

Cholera is just the latest disaster to be linked to the United Nations in Haiti -- and the country's election won't change the nature of the mission.

Cholera-hit Haiti braces for looming storm

Haiti is reeling from a spike in cholera deaths as authorities plan mass evacuations from squalid tent cities ahead of a major storm.

Wyclef wants to be president

Now that the world knows the former singer with the multi-platinum group, the Fugees, turned solo star is running for president of Haiti.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA