FOOD SECURITY

Khayelitsha couple turns dump site into community garden

They are hoping to expand and grow more items on a bigger plot

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Brief | 14 December 2021

Eastern Cape women abandon vegetable gardens to collect scrap for cash

“Everything here in Qunu has collapsed after Madiba passed away”

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News | 22 November 2021

Attacks, stock theft, shrinking pastures, drought and a lack of vets: Eastern Cape horse owners in dire straits

As government prioritises food production, horse farmers are left out

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News | 17 November 2021

How chefs are turning waste into nutritious meals

An organisation called Chefs with Compassion began feeding hungry people during lockdown

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Video | 7 October 2021

Immigrants refused food parcels at Jeppestown distribution

EFF accused of hijacking government food relief for election gains

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News | 6 October 2021

Tembisa mom turns illegal dump site into vegetable garden

Itumeleng Phiri started a recycling business on the site, then a food garden

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News | 30 September 2021

“We don’t want handouts. We want land”

Western Cape farm workers picket outside parliament

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Brief | 11 August 2021

Children go hungry after soup kitchen closed by July unrest

About 100 children were getting their Sunday meal at a kitchen run by people with disabilities

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News | 2 August 2021

Winters are the worst nightmare for us, says homeless man in Springs

Last week temperatures dropped to minus 7ºC

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News | 26 July 2021

Atlantis pharmacist feeds hundreds of people weekly

“This is desperation. People are hungry out here. Situations like these are heartbreaking,” says Thahier Alli

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News | 23 July 2021

“Serving from the pot, you pray that the food is enough”

Community soup kitchens say the number of people coming for food has increased in recent months

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News | 23 July 2021

Soup kitchens in Makhanda struggle to keep up as demand doubles

People running the kitchens say termination of the R350 Covid grant in April is directly linked to the increased demand

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News | 16 July 2021

Brakpan community members protect immigrant-owned spaza shops

What will our children eat if this looting does not stop? asks resident

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News | 15 July 2021

Food supply to 675,000 people cut off after Durban food bank ransacked

FoodForward SA closes branches nationwide because of insecurity

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News | 14 July 2021

“It’s hunger, my sister,” says Brakpan looter

Most Tsakane shops have been gutted

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News | 14 July 2021

KZN unrest: Old age homes running out of food

Facilities for the elderly in Durban are battling with staff shortages and are not getting food deliveries as looting continues

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News | 13 July 2021