Tag Archives: Hunger

While people starve, much of the food produced in SA goes to waste

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintStaff Reporter, 23 October 2020 From 10 million to more than 12 million tons of food in South Africa is lost or goes to waste every year – with a range of adverse implications on the country and its people. … Continue reading

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Thousands of university students struggle for food

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMsindisi Fengu, City Press, 19 November 2019 Skipping breakfast to save money for the next meal has been a way of life for some University of Pretoria (UP) students from poor households. Read More

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SA working towards zero hunger

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSouth African Government News, 16 October 2018 South Africa has joined the world in marking World Food Day to highlight the plight of millions of undernourished people in the world. Read More

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SA university students often go hungry

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintANA, 14 June 2018 Large segments of the student population are struggling because they have little to no food to eat, or eat unhealthily. Read More

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Over 5 million children still going hungry in SA- Report

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintGraig-Lee Smith, Eyewitness News, 29 November 2017 More than 5.5 million children are still going hungry in this country. That was revealed in the Annual South African Child Gauge released on Tuesday. The latest report also shows that a fifth … Continue reading

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December fuel hike will leave consumers indebted and hungry – Economist

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintZeenat Vallie, IOL Business, 20 November 2017 The proposed fuel hike in December is expected to hit indebted consumers the hardest.  Consumers are in for another price hike with fuel expected to swell by up to 70 cents a litre … Continue reading

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