HAITI

Aristide said to return to Haiti this week

Ex-president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is due to end seven years in exile in South Africa and return to Haiti on Thursday, a source says.

US asks for SA support over Aristide return date

Washington has urged the SA government to advise former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide not to return before the country's run-off election.

Haitian candidate wary of Aristide’s planned return

A candidate in Haiti's presidential run-off said on Thursday she hoped popular former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide would delay his planned return.

Aristide should be greeted with prosecution, not praise

The indictment by the International Criminal Court of six Kenyans for their roles in violence following that country's elections was a welcome sign.

Who is grounding Aristide?

South Africa has been accused of bowing to US and Brazilian pressure.

Supporters in Haiti make ready for Aristide

Supporters beat drums while workers spruced up his private villa as Haitians prepared on Tuesday for the possible return of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Haiti waits for Aristide with hope, dread

The rumour spread through Lucien Tham's crowded encampment: Ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide had returned!

Lawyer: Aristide to return soon to Haiti

Former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is hoping to return to Haiti in the coming days, ending seven years in exile, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

‘I brought democracy to Haiti,’ Duvalier claims

Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier laughed at the notion he was a tyrant and claimed he had introduced democracy to his homeland.

‘Baby Doc’ is back: But for love or money?

Haiti's ex-dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier says "solidarity" led him to return to his homeland where his name is still reviled by many.

‘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.

Haiti mulls Baby Doc’s intentions as crisis deepens

Haiti's political crisis deepened on Wednesday as aides to a former strongman Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier said he intended to return to power.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it