Food Aid

Xaba packs, and unpacks, help

The dancer has first-hand experience of what well-meaning assistance often demands from the recipient making a compelling case for a new show

Voters condemn food parcels during election campaigns

A large section of the electorate feels handouts are tantamount to vote buying – except for the perception that the practice is not that effective.

Malawi drought: “I’m pregnant, but I’ve got nothing to eat.”

Some rain has fallen yet crop yields are still expected to be poor, but aid programmes have opened the door to a more sustainable future.

Horrific scale of hunger cries out for action

Poor nutrition not only costs individuals dearly by stunting their potential, but the country too.

Zimbabwe’s embattled NGO sector feels pinch

Charitable bodies are reeling from the global financial crisis as donor aid slows to a trickle.

UN cuts food aid for one million Zimbabweans

Around a million poor Zimbabweans face hunger after the UN World Food Programme announced it was cutting food rations due to a cash crunch.

Trickle of aid brings some hope to desperate CAR

Refugees at the Bangui airport camp gained some respite in the form of food, buckets and tarpaulins after supplies were cut off for three weeks.

Reports say food aid only reaches Zanu-PF supporters

Independent surveys have revealed partisan distribution of food relief in Zimbabwe, where more than 2.2-million people are urgently in need of food.

Grassroots shift reaps resilient crop

Finance institutions and aid groups have begun changing their focus in Africa to smaller-scale systems that help to make farmers more independent.

Red Cross banned from al-Shabaab controlled areas in Somalia

Al-Shabaab's ban on one of the few agencies still operating in Somalia could deprive hundreds of thousands of people of critical food aid.

Africa can feed itself — and it should

The opportunities are there and leaders must work together to make them bear fruit.

Millions of lives threatened in the Horn of Africa

Across the Horn of Africa, a fierce drought is forcing more than 10-million people to rely on emergency food aid, up from a forecast of six-million.

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Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

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