HAITI

Water crisis threatens Haiti quake survivors

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians are in need of drinking water because of a damaged pipeline and drivers unwilling or unable to deliver their cargo.

Haiti says 200 000 may be dead

As many as 200 000 people died in the earthquake that devastated Haiti and three-quarters of the capital will need to be rebuilt.

Desperate Haitians await foreign disaster relief

Thousands of people injured in Haiti's massive earthquake spent a third night twisted in pain, lying on sidewalks and waiting for help.

SA gives aid after Haiti quake

The South African government on Thursday pledged R1-million for the relief effort in Haiti following the massive earthquake in the Caribbean republic.

Haiti quake: Tens of thousands feared dead

Traumatised Haitians slept out in parks and streets on Thursday, fearing aftershocks to the earthquake that flattened homes and buried people.

World scrambles to help quake-hit Haiti

Rescuers and relief supplies head to Haiti as the world launches a relief operation after an earthquake feared to have killed 100 000 people.

Thousands feared dead in Haiti quake

A major earthquake rocked Haiti on Tuesday, killing possibly thousands of people as it toppled the presidential palace and hillside shanties.

Haiti quake topples buildings, many casualties

A major earthquake struck the capital of impoverished Haiti on Tuesday, toppling many buildings and burying hundreds under the rubble.

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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