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How much food do you need to concentrate?

2016-10-28 09:16

We have been taught that we need three meals a day in order to make it through the day and while most of us indulge in more than our fair share there is a large portion of South Africans who are living off barely enough to sustain them.

Malawi prisoners go for days without food

2016-09-12 13:12

As Malawi faces El Nino-induced hunger which has affected 6.5 million people, inmates in the country’s prisons are going for days without food.

The simple thing you could be doing for your health

2016-08-22 08:48

If you’re smart, you probably already think about what you eat. Now focus on how you eat it and you’ll soon feel the positive effects.

Malawi President Mutharika launches food insecurity response plan

2016-07-14 12:15

Malawi President Peter Mutharika says his government has set aside $50 million to alleviate an impending hunger epidemic that will be felt by many people this year until the next farming season, according to a report.

Malawi govt hits back at Mutharika critics over 'eat mice' remarks

2016-06-29 13:37

Malawi's communication minister Patricia Kaliati has hit back at critics following a backlash over President Peter Mutharika telling citizens to eat grasshoppers and mice to keep starvation at bay, a report says.

Let them eat mice, grasshoppers - Mutharika

2016-06-27 13:06

President Peter Mutharika has reportedly told millions of starving Malawians to eat grasshoppers and mice as a means to cope with the current food shortages in the southern African country.

Malawi raises $63m for relief maize, $237m still needed

2016-05-31 14:12

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has announced that his government has only managed to raise $63 million out of a total amount of $300 million needed for relief maize to feed the country's starving population, a report says.

Up to 400 000 in Sudan may need food aid

2016-04-04 07:43

Around 400 000 people in Sudan could need food aid because of poor rains caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon.

Msinga High pupils still go hungry without caterers

2016-01-27 10:32

A catering company has yet to be appointed to Msinga High School by the Department of Education, and more than 260 pupils have been left hungry again.

Drought kills hundreds of chickens in Limpopo

2015-11-10 21:30

Hundreds of Limpopo chickens have already died in the country’s worst drought in more than two decades as area farmers wait and watch the summer skies as crops wilt.

 

Ending hunger is well within our reach, says Kofi Annan

2016-09-06 16:45

Former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan has said that ending world hunger is "well within our reach" giving four ways in which the scourge can be ended in Africa.

SA gets food security boost

2016-07-27 13:58

South Africa has climbed 0.6 points in the Global Food Security Index 2016, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Stop hunger on Mandela Day

2016-06-30 09:54

With heart-wrenching statistics indicating the extent of poverty in KZN, Stop Hunger Now SA is aiming to alleviate the severity of hunger in the province.

Malawian govt set to purchase new convoy for Mutharika amid food shortages

2016-06-28 14:21

Opposition members within Malawi's parliament have lashed out at government officials over plans to purchase eight new vehicles as part of President Peter Mutharika's convoy, a report says.

IMF offers Malawi additional loan of $76m

2016-06-21 11:31

The International Monetary Fund has offered an additional loan of $76.8 million to Malawi, which is currently facing drought-propelled hunger.

No Malawian has died of hunger, Mutharika insists

2016-04-14 12:54

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has maintained that no citizen in his country has died as a result of hunger, as the southern African nation continues to face serious food shortages.

France bans supermarket food waste, should SA?

2016-02-19 09:40

Perhaps laws against supermarket food waste would help alleviate SA hunger.

Zim first lady skips meals in solidarity with poor

2015-11-19 21:41

Zimbabwe's first lady, criticized for her lavish lifestyle is skipping meals in solidarity with the hungry.

SA celebrates a reduction in hunger on World Food Day

2015-10-16 10:46

Today is World Food Day, and South Africa has reason to celebrate – it is making slow and steady progress in reducing hunger.

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