Tag Archives: Poverty

Poverty levels show as companies boost support for food security initiatives

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintTimes Live, 25 November 2021 The direct impact of Covid-19 on SA companies’ corporate social investment is shown by the increased support for food security and community development initiatives. Read More

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Food security: Cities must set up markets for small-scale farmers and traders, study urges

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintAndisiwe Makinana, Times Live, 31 October 2021 Local governments must take a more proactive role in supporting small-scale food traders and producers, particularly in towns and cities. Read More

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Food poverty line now at R624: Stats SA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEnerst Mabuza, Sowetan Live, 10 September 2021 The food poverty line increased to R624 in April this year, up from R585 the previous year, Statistics SA (Stats SA) said in its release of the National Poverty Lines 2021. Read More

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SA has 3.6-million poor households that need state support

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintKgaugelo Masweneng, Sowetan Live, 29 August 2019 Gauteng has the highest number of people living under indigent conditions in SA. Read More

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25 years of democracy: Poverty on the rise, black Africans worst hit by inequality

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintCanny Maphanga, Fin24, 24 July 2019 Twenty-five years into our democratic dispensation, black Africans are worst affected by ongoing economic inequality in South Africa, Statistician General Risenga Maluleke said on Tuesday. Read More

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SA’s problem of ‘hidden hunger’ – when malnutrition and obesity combines

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintBrittany Kesselman, The Citizen, 19 July 2019 South Africa is not doing enough to tackle the problem, and should learn from Brazil. Read More

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