School meals as part of the National School Nutrition Programme at Soga Primary School near Qolora on the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast. Picture: Black Star/Spotlight.
Two years ago, on July 17 2020, the high court handed down a watershed ruling that got school meals back into the stomachs of pupils who needed them. The judgment was aptly dubbed ‘the justice of eating’.
Break time in schoolyards around the country is characterised by laughter and play – and in no-fee-paying schools, by bustling queues for school meals.
On March 17 2020, more than 9 million pupils around the country…