Humanitarian Aid

‘Not every day is perfect, but it’s a bit better’

Humanitarian assistance doesn’t always work right away. That doesn’t mean we should stop trying.

gaza march of return casualties Israel targeting of civilians

There’s something distinctly cynical about Israel’stargeting of people’s legs in Palestine’s march for freedom.

The world ignores Yemen’s humanitarian crisis

The state is using famine as a weapon of war but SA abstained in a UN human rights resolution

As climate changes, so must aid

In a world of climate change, it is essential that social protection systems are designed with the capacity and flexibility to respond to shocks.

We need to act urgently about the health disaster in Nigeria’s Borno state

The extent of the crisis is only now becoming clear. Hundreds of thousands have been cut off from assistance, some for as long as two years.

Humanitarian aid system in need of substantial reform

A financing study commissioned for the World Humanitarian Summit in May urges an entirely new approach to help the rising number of poor.

NGOs speak: Their most pressing humanitarian priorities for 2016

Following a call from the UN for a record $20.1 billion, 15 of the world's leading aid agencies were polled on their top humanitarian concerns.

South Sudan ‘at tipping point’

The international community must step in to save the war-torn state from imploding, the US warns.

Academy honours Angelina Jolie for work with refugees

The Hollywood film industry has recognised Angelina Jolie with a humanitarian award for her work with refugees and advocating for human rights.

EU to provide $39-million in humanitarian aid to Syria

The European Union will provide an additional $39-million in humanitarian aid for people displaced by the violence in Syria.

Humanitarian disaster looms in drought-stricken Sahel

Relief groups are stepping up their appeals for aid to tackle the worsening food crisis in the Sahel region where more than 18-million face hunger.

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