Nutritional Stunting and Why SA Is Coming Up Short

[Daily Maverick] Statistically, the best predictor of an adult’s economic potential is their height at two years old. Yet recent research tells us that two decades into democracy, a quarter of South African toddlers are nutritionally stunted. Stunting …

[Daily Maverick] Statistically, the best predictor of an adult's economic potential is their height at two years old. Yet recent research tells us that two decades into democracy, a quarter of South African toddlers are nutritionally stunted. Stunting is costing us a staggering R40-billion each year and South Africa is lagging behind other countries at comparable income levels in overcoming it. Why? By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CSA Announces ‘Top-Up’ Contract Players

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has approved the National Selection Panel’s (NSP) recommended list of 15 players to be awarded CSA ‘top up’ contracts as well as the 21 players who will make up the High Performance (HP) squad.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) has approved the National Selection Panel's (NSP) recommended list of 15 players to be awarded CSA 'top up' contracts as well as the 21 players who will make up the High Performance (HP) squad.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Party ‘In a Bind’ Over Zille?

[News24Wire] Cosatu provincial secretary general Tony Ehrenreich says the Democratic Alliance is in a bind over disciplinary proceedings against Western Cape premier Helen Zille.

[News24Wire] Cosatu provincial secretary general Tony Ehrenreich says the Democratic Alliance is in a bind over disciplinary proceedings against Western Cape premier Helen Zille.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa