SA Harvest re-distributes quality surplus food

2019-10-21 14:38

Newly launched SA Harvest wants to eliminate hunger and food waste through education, and by the rescuing and re-distribution of quality surplus food.

Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO

2019-05-09 20:49

Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food agency says.


2018-05-21 14:14

A video of a Malcolm X dishing out R100 notes to bus passengers has surfaced on social media.

Why is stress making me fat?

2018-02-14 11:05

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives and it affects us all differently. We look at how stress can make you pile on the weight.

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.


Foods that will make you feel full faster

2019-09-21 20:45

Receptors in the area of your brain that controls weight respond to the amino acids in high-protein foods and send out the message that your hunger has been satisfied.

Here’s what NOT to do if you think you have a food addiction

2019-03-29 07:11

A study found that people with addictive-like eating behaviour have similar brain activity patterns to substance abusers.

Learners suffer as thieves target school feeding programmes

2018-04-17 10:38

The Congress of School Governing Bodies has confirmed that theft from school feeding schemes is a nation-wide problem.

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.

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