Tag Archives: Hunger

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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Child hunger remains extremely high, shack dwellers worst off, survey finds

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githahu, Cape Argus, 9 July 2021 Child hunger remains extremely high and shack-dwellers have fared the worst of urban South Africans, according to the fifth National Income Dynamics Study – Coronavirus Rapid Mobile (NIDS-CRAM) survey. Read More

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World Hunger Day: Children in South Africa still going hungry

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEunice Stoltz, Mail & Guardian, 28 May 2021 One does not have to travel far to come face to face with a worldwide phenomenon that has crept even closer to home since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More

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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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