Yolande 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.

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.

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.

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.

No news on kidnapped Pierre Korkie

There has been no word from the Yemeni kidnappers of South African Pierre Korkie, according to Gift of the Givers.

Yolande Korkie: All we can do is pray

Yolande Korkie, the wife of a South African man being held hostage by al-Qaeda in Yemen, has made a final video appeal for his release.

Yemen kidnappers make contact with Gift of the Givers

The al-Qaeda militants who kidnapped Pierre Korkie in Yemen have made contact, wanting to know where the ransom money from the SA government is.

Pierre Korkie alive after execution threats

Pierre Korkie is confirmed to be alive after kidnappers threatened to execute him on Friday, The Gift of the Givers Foundation said.


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