Food and nutrition

Soup kitchen serves Eastern Cape children the only meal they’ll eat that day

The Human Rights Commission has recommended that child malnutrition in the province be declared a disaster


Brief | 14 May 2024

Government payment delay forces Joburg’s biggest food bank to close

But the Department of Social Development claims the delay is caused by investigations into the food banks

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News | 8 May 2024

At last, Ma Rosey can feed the 30 children in her care

Just R2,500 a month has made all the difference to this Mthatha crèche


News | 7 May 2024

Increase tax on sugary drinks to fund an increase in social grants, say activists

Higher sugar tax would also save on health care


News | 21 February 2024

Is our food becoming less nutritious? Probably

But solutions are not at all simple


Science | 21 April 2023