Study finds millions of S Africans lack food | News | Al Jazeera

Study finds millions of S Africans lack food

University of Cape Town research finds 12 million people go to bed hungry every night.

    An estimated 12 million South Africans go to bed hungry every night, many of them children, a new study by the University of Cape Town has revealed.

    More than 60 percent of the population live in urban areas and malnutrition rates are increasing as a result of growing poverty and unemployment.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Cape Town.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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