Michel Martelly

‘Sweet Mickey’ takes oath as Haiti’s president

Michel Martelly, a charismatic singer with no government experience, was sworn in as Haiti's president on Saturday.

Haiti’s Martelly to be sworn in as president

Michel Martelly faces a mammoth task after he is sworn as Haiti's new president on Saturday, inheriting a shattered Caribbean nation.

Singer Martelly tipped to win in Haiti

Partial results suggested Monday that carnival singer Michel Martelly was on course for a landslide win in Haiti's presidential run-off election.

Troubled Haiti wins praise for calm election

Haiti won plaudits for holding a calm and relatively peaceful presidential run-off on Monday as partial results suggested Michel Martelly could win.

US urges Aristide to delay Haiti return

The US has urged Haiti's former president to postpone his planned return to the country until after Sunday's vital presidential run-off.

Haitian president agreed not to release Haiti vote count

Rene Preval agreed not to release final results of Haiti's elections until after consultations with members of the Organisation of American States.

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MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

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.