FOOD SECURITY

Hungry children go hunting to get food

Without daily school meals, children do odd jobs or hunt pigeons and rabbits to get lunch

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 September 2020

Some Eastern Cape learners are not getting their full school meals

Some meals only contain samp

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 9 September 2020

Over five million children are not getting their school meals

Department of Basic Education says situation will improve with schools returning

By Marecia Damons - 7 September 2020

These learners are not getting school meals because transport to school costs too much

School in Limpopo says at least 40 of its learners need scholar transport to collect meals

By Bernard Chiguvare - 2 September 2020

Priest helps struggling Malawians with food parcels

Destitute immigrants receive no help from government and can’t afford to return home

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 August 2020

Alexandra gogo feeds families that “fell through the cracks” during lockdown

Sylvia Mvumvu makes food packages at her home

By Zoë Postman - 28 August 2020

Unemployed Uitenhage men are making food gardening “fashionable” again

Food garden developed during the Covid-19 lockdown is showing results

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 28 August 2020

Protesters accuse councillor of distributing food parcels to friends

“They can come to my office, but going to my house and insulting my family is wrong,” says Bongile Ngcani

By Buziwe Nocuze - 11 August 2020

Poor quality food being given to learners, say activists

Angie Motshekga’s school feeding report slammed

By Tania Broughton - 6 August 2020

Eight provincial ministers miss court deadline for school feeding scheme reports

Nutritional needs of millions of children at stake

By Tania Broughton - 4 August 2020

Residents’ association wants activist’s soup kitchen closed

“Feed them in their areas” says association chairperson

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 July 2020

Zimbabweans who missed food assistance deadline are desperate

Many immigrants are struggling to get food in South Africa

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 July 2020

Court finds that government failed to feed children

Education ministers must immediately roll out National Schools Nutrition Programme

By Tania Broughton - 17 July 2020

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