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Malnutrition Cripples Child Development in South Africa

Every day, one in four South Africans faces hunger. The number of children with severe stunting due to malnutrition has increased in the past few years. Yet the international group Oxfam says the problem is absent from public debate in a country that is self-sufficient in food production. A lack of education and limited access to affordable, balanced foods are some of the main causes of hunger. These children eating their morning porridge are not in a school canteen, but in a...

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