Typhoons

Frantic dig for Philippine victims of typhoon landslide

Mangkhut pounded the Philippines at the weekend with torrential rain and violent winds that snapped utility poles and sheared roofs off homes

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos

The storm, with gusts of more than 230 kilometres per hour, sent buildings swaying and waters surging into homes and shopping malls in Hong Kong

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

At least ten people were killed, and hundreds more injured by Typhoon Jebi as it raked through the major manufacturing area around Osaka

World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines

The UN, Australia and the US have mobilised emergency aid as the scale of the devastation unleashed by super typhoon Haiyan emerges.

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan leaves hundreds dead

One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall in the Philippines has left more than 1 000 people dead in the country, says the Red Cross.

Desperate typhoon survivors loot shops for food

Hungry survivors of a deadly Philippine typhoon have looted shops and warehousesin a bid to stay alive amid stalled aid deliveries.

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.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

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

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.