Pakistan Floods

Malaria adds to Pakistan’s misery

More than two million cases of malaria are expected in Pakistan in the coming months in the wake of the country's devastating floods.

Pakistan floods ‘an expanding disaster’

The worst of the flooding may be over but prospects are bleak in Pakistan, where disease and the coming winter threaten to intensify the crisis.

UN: 10-million without shelter in Pakistan floods

More than 10-million people have been left without shelter in Pakistan's floods for the past six weeks, the UN said on Tuesday.

Nineteen killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan

A suicide bomber rammed his car into a police station in north-west Pakistan on Monday killing at least 19 people.

Floods give renewed clout to Pakistan army

The message in black Urdu lettering on a white sack of supplies for flood relief says it all: "In tough times, the Pakistan army is with you".

Flood victims’ protests hamper Pakistan aid efforts

Angry outbursts by flood victims reliant on scarce aid are hampering relief work in Pakistan, the Red Cross has said.

Blast rips through rally in Pakistan, dozens dead

A blast ripped through a rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing at least 43 people, the second major attack this week.

Pakistan relief effort ‘unprecedented’

Relief efforts in flood-ravaged Pakistan are being stretched by the "unprecedented scale" of the disaster, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Pakistan’s children haunted by the flood

For some of the children caught up in Pakistan's floods, the most frightening moment of their lives was the day before the water hit.

Pakistan floodwaters ebb, hunger and disease remain

A month after torrential monsoon rains triggered Pakistan's worst natural disaster on record, flood waters are starting to recede.

Jo’burg rescuers hard at work in Pakistan

A team of 11 rescuers from the Johannesburg emergency services have arrived in Pakistan on a relief mission to the flood-stricken country.

UN fears for children as Pakistan floods threaten towns

Flood waters threatened to engulf two towns in southern Pakistan on Saturday, a month after the disaster began.

Press Releases

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.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.