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World Food Day is a call to action for South Africa

Today is World Food Day. The day is celebrated on the anniversary of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organisation in 1945 but in South Africa, a country with a constitutionally protected (albeit far from realized) right to food,…

Statement: Northern Cape School closed without plan for for learners

15 October 2014, Johannesburg – Khiba Junior Secondary School, a school serving 220, mostly poor learners in Ga-Mopedi Village in the JT Gaetsewe District of the Northern Cape has been closed without notice, reportedly because of concern around asbestos pollution. The closure…