Change requires the right set of political measures and an environment of tolerance and respect.
Inspired by a campaign by advocacy organisation ONE, seven prominent African singers are highlighting the impact of poverty on gender equality.
Minister Jeff Radebe has written a detailed article defending President Jacob Zuma's achievements. Africa Check fact-checked his claims.
Robert Sobukwe died 37 years ago today. His dream of economic emancipation remains unrealised, with half of the population still living in poverty.
Poverty can only be tackled once vulnerable citizens know they can turn to the courts.
Just over 27-million people - about half of the country - live below the poverty line, according to StatsSA figures released this week.
Bill and Melinda Gates believe poor people's live will change rapidly in the near future. M&G's Health reporter Amy Green speaks to Bill Gates.
Black people must resist all forms of provocation from the white community.
As Eskom forces the country into deterioration and gives rise to dark forces, there is little promise of an age of enlightenment.
The institution has failed to retract a document that neoliberal politicians and commentators are using to advocate state spending cuts.
It is vital to get poorer children to stay at school all day: not only do they get free meals, they're also kept away from violence and criminality.
With half of India's population without access to toilets, people are paying a high price for the slow pace of change in improving sanitation.
The World Bank's creative accounting has vastly exaggerated levels of poverty reduction.
The World Bank has praised South Africa's fiscal system, but with a number of reservations.
Africa is lagging behind in tackling hunger with reports showing that over 25% of Africa’s population suffer from acute undernourishment.
We need to feed our country quality food so we can all realise our potential. That’s why we are running the R6-a-day challenge, writes Sipho Kings.
It is a national scandal that millions in SA starve and scrape by without any law to rescue them when the country is officially food secure.
Poverty means bad jobs, credit and housing. But even worse is the assumption you aren't trying hard enough, as Linda Tirado's angry memoir proves.