Tag Archives: Hunger

Low-income South Africans forced to go hungry as food prices explode

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIna Opperman, The Citizen, 1 June 2022 Food prices are exploding and low-income consumers are being forced to go hungry, according to the May 2022 Household Affordability Index. Read More

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World Hunger Day: How is malnutrition affecting South Africa?

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintKeely Goodall, Eyewitness News, 28 May 2022 Saturday is World Hunger Day and with the rising level of malnutrition among children in South Africa it is important to look at access to food across the country. Read More

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Malnutrition claims more lives as hunger stalks SA’s kids

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAlex Patrick and Suthentira Govender, Times Live, 8 May 2022 In a country that is a net exporter of food, little children are eating sand to fill their bellies — and starving to death. Read More

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‘Mama, is there a piece of bread?’ – the desperate cry of SA’s hungry children

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintGill Gilford, Times Live, 24 February 2022 Renewed efforts to ensure food security throughout the life cycle of a child — beginning with maternity protection for pregnant and breastfeeding women — are needed to stem the challenges of child hunger. … Continue reading

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COVID, conflict and climate change worsening hunger in Africa: Report

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAFP, 14 December 2021 Hunger in Africa has worsened significantly with an almost 50% rise in those considered undernourished compared to 2014, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other agencies said on Tuesday. Read More

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More than 40% of South Africans go to bed hungry every night

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIOL Reporter, 12 October 2021 A recent survey has shed light on the alarming numbers of households that go to bed on an empty stomach every night. Read More

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