‘Mom, we need food’: Thousands in South Sudan near famine

LEKUANGOLE, South Sudan (AP) — After nearly a week of hiding from conflict, Kallayn Keneng watched two of her young children die. “They cried and cried and said, ‘Mom, we need food,’” she said. But she had nothing to give. Too frail to bury her 5-year-old and 7-year-old after days without eating, she covered their…Continue Reading

Marikeños set up ‘food cable’ system to help neighbors amid flood

BAYANIHAN SPIRIT Published November 17, 2020 10:49pm Even after harsh winds and raging flood waters lashed Marikina City during the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses, residents reached out to their neighbors in need of food. According to JM Encinas’ “Stand for Truth” report on Tuesday, Peejay Samar and his family used an improvised cable to transport…Continue Reading

‘Food environment’ must change to beat childhood obesity

Ireland is falling behind other European countries in the battle against obesity as a landmark new report demanded a radical reshaping of the nation’s entire “food environment”. The study – by Dr Janas Harrington of University College Cork (UCC) – has proposed tough new measures to protect the health of future generations. Ireland now has…Continue Reading

‘Comfort Food’ Movies and TV Series to Watch Right Now

With many theaters still closed, we’re counting on our favorite streaming services to keep us entertained and provide a little escapism. Fortunately, between Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, Peacock, and Apple TV+, there’s no shortage of feel-good movies and TV with which to drown your sorrows and make you feel happy for…Continue Reading

African inspired food

North African food is already hugely popular in the UK, but this vast continent has so much more to offer. Try plantain, red red stews and spicy rice dishes. Beef, black-eyed bean and plantain hotpot 10 ratings Rate this recipe A West African take on a classic hotpot. . IngredientsContinue Reading

33121 news24 com da in gauteng calls for a probe into possible overpricing of food parcels

Food parcels handed out in Mooreesburg in the Western Cape. The DA in Gauteng is concerned about different prices charged for food parcels in different regions of the province.The social development MEC says tenders were awarded to service providers in different regions.The department says Gauteng Audit Services has already started auditing all Covid-19 related procurement.  The DA…Continue Reading

‘We need food’: as Covid-19 pandemic strikes hard, desperate Hong Kong families turn to charities for help

Homeless people queue up for free meals in Mong Kok amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: May TseNGOs, churches roll out schemes to meet requests from ‘newly jobless’ hit by hard times Pandemic restrictions force some charities to halt services, adding to woes of the vulnerable Topic |   Coronavirus pandemicPublished: 12:00pm, 1 Aug, 2020Updated: 12:00pm, 1 Aug,…Continue Reading