HAITI

Marie Antoinette rules in Colombia as the masses protest against inequality

Citizens have taken to the streets as the country’s transition away from a 70-year civil war gives them opportunity to find their voices

No word from Haiti’s president as fear paralyses capital

Sporadic gunfire echoed through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Monday as the government remained silent in the face of protests

UK aid chief warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

The scandal led to the resignation of Oxfam's deputy head and has thrown into question government funding of roughly £32 million for the charity

US Embassy must explain ‘shithole’ comment, says Dirco

Trump allegedly made his controversial statement when he met US legislators who came to see him about a bipartisan bill on immigration.

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.

Jovenel Moise sworn in as president of Haiti

Moise, who has never held political office, took the oath at a ceremony at the country's National Assembly.

‘This is not an adventure, it’s real life’ — from refugee to fieldworker

First-time fieldworker Talia Zongia grew up through war and conflict in the DRC. Now she's with MSF in hurricane-devastated Haiti

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.

Haiti drought: People need food, says official

An eight-month-long drought in in north-east Haiti has caused the loss of two harvest seasons, says the National Co-ordination of Food Security.

Haiti’s president welcomes Lamothe’s Cabinet reshuffle

Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has named seven new ministers - including four women - as part of a Cabinet reshuffle in the Caribbean country.

Press Releases

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.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

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.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.