hunger

 
Basic education department can’t afford breakfast
Basic education department can’t afford breakfast
Millions of hungry learners will not be offered breakfast. This decision follows a suggestion by the planning, monitoring and evaluation department...
​Starved of a soft place to land
​Starved of a soft place to land
I have fasted in my life — once for a period of two months. Eating at dawn and sunset each day but going without during the day. In times of...
'Given the gains already made, a global push can consign hunger to history'
'Given the gains already made, a global push can consign hunger to history'
For the first time in human history, the end of hunger is well within our reach. Although courageous and passionate individuals have been working to...
'Malnutrition: Toddlers are almost as often overweight as they are underweight'
'Malnutrition: Toddlers are almost as often overweight as they are underweight'
The number of overweight children under the age of five is approaching the number that suffer from wasting, according to the Global Nutrition Report, which was released on Wednesday. ...
Hunger replaces war in Congo's Katanga
Hunger replaces war in Congo's Katanga
It wasn't meant to be like this. The separatist rebels that had caused years of chaos in this southeastern corner of the Democratic Republic of the...
Malawi drought: "I'm pregnant, but I've got nothing to eat."
Malawi drought: "I'm pregnant, but I've got nothing to eat."
It's lunchtime on New Year's Day 2016 but Ellena Baziliyo has nothing to eat. All there is is water, which she draws from the nearby stream.
Wars must end for poverty and hunger to be eradicated
Wars must end for poverty and hunger to be eradicated
Levels of hunger in the developing world have fallen by nearly one third since the turn of the century but an “unacceptably high” number of...
[Video]Feeding the world by 2030 beyond reach
[Video]Feeding the world by 2030 beyond reach
With the high rates of unemployment and increasing food prices, the 2030 SDG deadline seems more of an aspiration than an achievable target.
Six M&G employees' thoughts on the #6Rand challenge
Six M&G employees' thoughts on the #6Rand challenge
1. Feeding into 'awareness' by Samina AnwaryI won’t be doing the R6 a day challenge. While...
#6Rand: When food is the issue
#6Rand: When food is the issue
#6Rand is a symbolic campaign that Mail & Guardian launched this week after years of all our reporters touching on aspects of poverty and food...
Billions affected by the scourge of hidden hunger
Billions affected by the scourge of hidden hunger
A major international research group rang alarm bells on Monday over the scourge of hidden hunger, also known as vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which affects over two billion people with often devastating consequences....
The #6Rand challenge: let's get food security on the national agenda
The #6Rand challenge: let's get food security on the national agenda
I am writing this after gorging on a rather disgustingly oily and sauce-filled chip and sausage roll. I am lucky in that I overlooked other options...

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