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What is our cultural food?

August 29, 2018

WATCH: Vox pops looking at the foods South Africans define as cultural.

Kenyan youth group fights trafficking through shared economic empowerment

July 16, 2018
Multimedia   News   Trafficking  

Kenyan youth are being trafficked, largely to Qatar, under false promises of job opportunities. A grassroots youth group in Mathare is coming together to find alternatives.

VIDEO: Hungry for Education

June 13, 2018
Multimedia   News  

This is Kabelo and Keabetswe’s story about how a daily feeding scheme impacted their ability to perform at school.

Plates over Pills: Alternative eating for better health

June 11, 2018
Multimedia   News  

After seeing lifestyle diseases sweep through South African society, medical doctor Tracy Mavhungu Nelwamondo is now using indigenous African grains, seeds, fruits and vegetables to treat her patients.

VIDEO: Journalism for Change

April 20, 2018

Our team investigates, analyzes and reports on public health issues to empower people to make healthy choices, hold decision makers accountable and promote debate.

‘Food apartheid’ is stoking violence

April 9, 2018
Multimedia   Nutrition  

Hunger is driving violence and entrenching the social divides created by apartheid, as under-nourished children are unable to catch up to their peers.

VIDEO: A hungry, violent South Africa

April 4, 2018

Studies find there are links between the rising levels of hunger and violence in South Africa.