Harness ‘waste’ food for SA’s hungry, says nonprofit FoodForward SA
/ 22 March 2023

Harness ‘waste’ food for SA’s hungry, says nonprofit FoodForward SA

Food considered ‘waste’ after reaching its ‘best before’ date can help stem hunger and malnutrition

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/ 28 May 2008

Japan pledges to double aid to Africa

Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda pledged on Wednesday to double Tokyo’s aid to Africa by 2012 to spur growth and attract private investment — a model that helped propel post-war Japan into economic prosperity. Japan will provide up to -billion in flexible, low-interest ”soft loans” to Africa over the next five years.

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/ 19 January 2008

Floods worsen in Zambia, Mozambique

Thousands of people in Mozambique were still trapped in their homes by rising flood waters on Friday as heavy rains continued to pound Southern Africa, heightening fears of a particularly severe flood season. In Zambia, a Care worker said water levels in the south were twice as high as the same time last year.