Humanitarian Crisis

‘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.

Syrian children pay the price for ‘world’s inaction’

Humanitarian workers and activists say the government has repeatedly delayed access for relief and aid, potentially in violation of a truce agreement.

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.

Thousands flood makeshift camp in CAR

More than 100 000 people displaced by religious violence in Central African Republic are in urgent need of basic supplies at the Bangui airport camp.

Britain pledges millions in aid to victims of Syrian conflict

Britain has now pledged hundreds of millions of rands worth of humanitarian aid to help stop what it calls an escalating humanitarian crisis 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.

US exhorts SA to increase pressure on Sudan

US special envoy to Sudan, Princeton Lyman, wants South Africa to pressure Khartoum to allow international aid groups into two conflict-hit regions.

Tripoli buckling under humanitarian situation

Libyan rebels are facing a new battle by struggling to provide Tripoli's residents with water, electricity, petrol and food.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

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.

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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.