A $4-billion fund to create 25-million jobs is one initiative to uplift Africa’s people, the young in particular.
Pastors and politicians will continue to feed off the desperation of the poor, until their material and spiritual needs are met, and oppression ends.
A replication of our social system, education must become a social concern. Simple things like music and reading will change children’s lives.
The school education system in the more 'urban' regions appears to be functioning pretty well.
Inclusive business - the latest corporate trend - includes low-income groups in the value chain. It's not charity, but may be the solution to poverty.
The M&G's Mia Malan spent a week in Diepsloot and spoke to rape victims, parents and councillors to understand the high rate of rape in the township.
South Africa has disability grants but a doctor deemed his tuberculosis patient was not poor enough.
The struggle has not ended and it'll take all three actors to finally achieve freedom - from poverty.
From food security to employment, Nomphelo Zozo is improving lives and promoting sustainable change in her Jo’burg informal settlement.
It's imperative we get a financing for development framework in place to rid the world of destabilising and dehumanising poverty, says Oxfam.
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.