Why SA supermarkets should slash the price of these 10 foods by a fifth

Makhulu Klaas, 74, from Mdantsane, a township near East London in the Eastern Cape, is grateful for the R90 extra she’ll get each month as part of her old-age pension, announced in Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s budget speech last week. Klaas lives with her daughter, who works as a cleaner, and two grandchildren, of two and ten years, […]

Nourishing the future we want

Without proper nutrition, children will never learn – or earn – as much as they could have if they were nourished correctly in their first 1 000 days of life. There are simple ways we can start to tackle SA’s stunting crisis to help our children reach their full potential – and, in so doing, […]

Infographic: Stunting is the silent killer of South Africa’s potential

When we think malnutrition we tend to think of emaciated children struggling to survive, but malnutrition is also the cause of stunting – a largely invisible condition that is starving the economy by preventing our children from reaching their full potential.  By Sinikiwe Mqadi The recently published South African Early Childhood Review 2017 reinforced the fact […]