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SA is food secure but millions of children are stunted

National dietary surveys estimate that 77% of children between the ages of six and 23 months do not receive a minimally acceptable diet

M&G challenges you to live off #6Rand

Around 14-million South Africans cannot afford enough food to feed their families. Join the M&G's R6-a-day food challenge on Thursday, October 16.

Sustainable food systems

South Africa faces a structural household food insecurity problem, the prime causes of which are widespread chronic poverty and unemployment.

Interventions for food security

Part of the mandate of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is to improve nutrition and contribute to global economic growth.

World Food Day commemoration

On October 16 every year, the world observes World Food Day to look at ways of creating awareness about fighting hunger.

Securing access to food

World Food Day marks the foundation of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation in 1945 and heightens the plight of food insecurity.

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The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

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The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

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