FOOD SECURITY

How Ladles of Love makes millions of meals during lockdown

The organisation needs donations to continue coming in

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 July 2020

Soweto welfare centre struggling to help orphans after robbery

R50,000 worth of food and six computers stolen from Sizanani Caregivers

By Mosa Damane - 3 July 2020

Education ministers “ducking accountability” argues Equal Education

Civil society wants courts to supervise government’s handling of school feeding

By Tania Broughton - 2 July 2020

A few “hiccups” but school feeding on track, education department insists

Civil society takes Minister Motshekga to court for “empty promise”

By Tania Broughton - 29 June 2020

Motshekga taken to court for “backtracked” promise to reinstate feeding programme

In some households it’s a choice between buying food or the data needed to study online

By Tania Broughton - 14 June 2020

Covid-19: “We are facing a humanitarian crisis like never before” warns Breadline Africa

Soup kitchen is feeding four times as many people as usual

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 June 2020

Shack dwellers’ vegetable co-operative funds new toilets, masks and sanitisers

Vegetable gardens have changed life in Durban informal settlement

By Nokulunga Majola - 4 June 2020

Gauteng government drops “peanut butter ban”

“Many of us were literally in tears as the recipients received their first decent food in almost three weeks”

By Tania Broughton - 2 June 2020

Feeding poor people: The national government has failed

But civil society, provincial and local governments have tried to fill the gap

By Jeremy Seekings - 2 June 2020

Contractor says school feeding scheme isn’t viable if only two grades return

“Normally I would deliver for 5,000 but now my delivery will only be for 677 in grades 7 and 12.”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 29 May 2020

Low-income families are spending more on food since March, says report

“We have to accept that we now face a massive hunger crisis”

By Justin Brown - 26 May 2020

Court challenge to government’s “peanut butter sandwich ban”

Lockdown regulations stop or intimidate charities’ food handouts

By Tania Broughton - 25 May 2020

Zimbabweans in SA welcome new service to send groceries home

“Mukuru Groceries has solved my problem” says mom whose children still live in Zimbabwe

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 May 2020

Planting veggies for the hard times ahead

Candy Mayfair of Oudtshoorn has started growing vegetables for the first time in her life

By Mpumi Kiva - 15 May 2020
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Covid-19: “One day I will get my own food parcel”

Hungry KwaNobuhle residents wait all night for food

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 May 2020
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Covid-19: East London shack dwellers block streets over food vouchers

Residents accuse councillor of nepotism

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 May 2020