Pierre Korkie

Korkie family to use R1.7m donation for ‘fresh start’

Donations that were raised to help rescue Pierre Korkie, killed in a US rescue operation, will now be used to assist his widow and children.

Al Qaeda blames Obama for Yemen deaths

Al Qaeda says Obama signed the death warrant of American photojournalist Luke Somers who was killed in a rescue operation along with Pierre Korkie.

Did the US lie about Korkie intel?

The superpower says it didn't know of South African Pierre Korkie's possible release in Yemen, but there are reasons to believe otherwise.

Family emotional as they receive Korkie’s remains

Yolande Korkie repeated: "He's a teacher, he's a teacher, he's a teacher", as if she had not accepted her husband's death.

Body of Pierre Korkie arrives in SA

The body of Pierre Korkie, who was killed during a US rescue operation, returned to South Africa this morning.

Yolande Korkie: The family chooses to forgive

The widow of Pierre Korkie, who was killed Saturday morning during a rescue operation in Yemen, says people have choices and she chooses to forgive.

Obama sends condolences to family of murdered Korkie

Pierre Korkie and American photographer, Luke Somers, have been killed in Yemen.

Kidnapped Korkie seen in Yemen, says Gift of the Givers

Kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie has been seen for a third time in Yemen, according to the Gift of the Givers Foundation.

Pierre Korkie still captive in Yemen one year on

On May 27 Pierre Korkie will have been held captive by al-Qaeda extremists in Yemen for one year.

Kidnapped Korkie’s ‘health is a grave risk’

The family of Pierre Korkie, who was kidnapped by the militants in Yemen in May last year, is concerned about his health, says a spokesperson.

Al-Qaeda militants still want ransom for Korkie

Gift of the Givers says it has received feedback about kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie as al-Qaeda militants still want ransom money.

No further progress on Korkie in Yemen

Gift of the Givers says there is no certainty about the health or whereabouts of kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie in Yemen.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.