Nutrition

Pairing learning with food is a winning recipe

Much more support of homemade nutrition programmes is needed to ensure gaps are filled

​Danone accepts the HAKSA challenge

HAKSA challenges all of us to help promote healthy behaviours among the youth

The Bokone Community Home-Based Care and Early Childhood Development project

Bokone provides critical services to its beneficiaries, many of whom are vulnerable individuals living in challenging conditions

City buildings sprout urban gardens

Slowly Jo’burg’s city centre is changing how it is supplied with food as greenhouses go up on its skyline

South Africa, where education creates shared value

Enel Green Power believes that education is one of the fundamental elements for the socioeconomic development of any community

Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex

In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men, find researchers

School nutrition programme deserves praise

Growing up in the villages of the Eastern Cape, I saw my peers bunking school because they had no food to eat before they went to school.

How to pack the best lunch for your kids in five easy steps

Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.

Water-fed gardens in Malawi ward off starvation – for now

The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.

When you feed a child, you feed their mind

Most South Africans can't afford nutritious meals and the state is letting school-food schemes down.

Long and the short of it: How Africans have shrunk

A lot of things went wrong for Africa since the 1960s, but here's one you probably didn't know about: we got shorter.

Comment: Obese SA has to get a move on

There is a simple way to combat chronic lifestyle diseases, and that is to eat properly and exercise.

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.