Hunger

Eusebius McKaiser: Certain views about Covid-19’s global trajectory are anti-poor and anti-human

This is no time to snigger at the high rates of coronavirus in the Global North. We could be just as hard hit — and it is poor people who will suffer the most

Garden feeds hundreds in inner city Jo’burg

Hunger is widespread in SA and malnutrition affects children’s growth. Refiloe Molefe is doing her bit to change this with her food bank project

More than you can chew

Food inequality is a complex issue – to achieve food security, we need complex interventions from various sectors of society

The farm workers who produce our food are the most vulnerable to hunger

When drafting policies to address this situation, it is important that the voices of the workers themselves are taken into account

Feed the hunger disaster

As for a tsunami or any other calamity, corporates and individuals must dig into their pockets

How two million children go hungry

The Child Gauge highlights that black children in single or no parent households fare the worst

Basic education department can’t afford breakfast

It is exploring the idea of asking more food manufacturers to provide poor learners with a morning meal.

​Starved of a soft place to land

‘Friday’ profiles different styles of writing – this time by a popular media personality who explores two kinds of hunger

‘Given the gains already made, a global push can consign hunger to history’

Nobel peace prize recipient Kofi Annan believes ending worldwide starvation is an attainable goal.

‘Malnutrition: Toddlers are almost as often overweight as they are underweight’

A quarter of the world's overweight children live in Africa, amounting to almost the same number as wasting minors.

Hunger replaces war in Congo’s Katanga

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this season, El Niño affects 550 000 people, bringing hunger and hardship.

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.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world